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Take The Pop Quiz On Shoulder Pain

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Take The Pop Quiz On Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is a common problem, unfortunately.  Some estimates say up to 33% of all Doctors’ visits for musculoskeletal pain are for shoulder discomfort.  Depending on the patient, the usual options for treatment are to:   a)     Do nothing b)    Get a cortisone injection c)     See your local […]

Rehabbing The Stillwater Ponies…34 Years And Counting

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Sarah Sapaniski, myself, and Dr Saterbak will be back caring for the Stillwater Ponies again this fall . OSI Physical Therapy is in our 34th year of rehabbing the Stillwater Ponies. It’s a great relationship that we value immensely. We look forward to another great year supporting their teams! – Mike

Lower Back Pain: Understanding The Issues

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Lower Back Pain: Understanding The Issues This blog post was inspired by my colleague Brett Maxwell’s post and linked YouTube video by Dr Mike Evans. That post and video presented excellent information about low back pain (LBP), and I want to take the opportunity to build upon that. The video indicates that most LBP gets […]

Ergonomic Office Station Set Up Tips

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Ergonomic Office Station Set Up Tips   Elbow Pain with Mouse Use One of my most frequent referrals when completing Ergonomic Office Assessments comes from computer users with complaints of elbow pain. Often the user has point tenderness at the bone on the outer aspect of the elbow (lateral epicondyle), generally worse with progressive standard […]

Hi, My Name Is (Insert Your Name Here) And I Am A Sugarholic

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Hi, My Name Is (Insert Your Name Here) And I Am A Sugarholic The problem with sugar is honestly not sugar itself, but the quantity in which it’s being consumed. Over the last few decades our consumption of sugar has skyrocketed to “nearly 130 pounds of added sugars per person, per year,” which is 1/3 […]

A Physical Therapists Opinion On Physical Therapy

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A Physical Therapists Opinion On Physical Therapy So this may be more of a soap box than anything else but here goes: I recently read an entry from a website called Forward Thinking PT and their article titled “When will they quit viewing Physical Therapy as an intervention?”  This title struck a chord with me […]

Hey You, Computer Users, Do You Have Back Pain?

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Hey You, Computer Users, Do You Have Back Pain? Do you have neck, back, or wrist pain?  Headaches?  It could all come from how you sit at the computer.  Just like making sure you have good form when you throw the baseball, you need to make sure you have good form when you are at […]

Do Female Athletes Experience More Knee Pain Than Males?

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Do Female Athletes Experience More Knee Pain Than Males? Yep. Did you know that female athletes are up to 8 times more likely to experience knee pain, including tearing their ACL, vs male athletes?  Soccer and basketball players have some of the highest numbers and I wonder as Lacrosse becomes more popular for girls, if […]

Reality Check: Walking Toward A Healthier You

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Reality Check: Walking Toward A Healthier You Ooops! How did that happen? I’ve heard myself say that many times while looking down at the number on my scale! A long winter, birthday parties, dining out, goodies at work, inactivity in general…there are a lot of reasons it happens. Don’t be so hard on yourself! There are countless […]

OSI Specialties: Did You Know…

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Did you know… Did you know that OSI has 8 different clinic locations with  a number of different specialties to help you? A list of our clinic locations and specialties are listed below: 1. Stillwater Specialties: The Training Room, Spine Specialists, Concussion Management, Golf/Running/Throwing/Bike Evaluations, Hand therapists, Osteoporosis, Postural Restoration, Pre-Diabetic Program, TMD and Headaches, […]

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