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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, […]

What Is This The Fastest Growing Sport In The U.S.?

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Lacrosse, Is This The Fastest Growing Sport In The U.S.? Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the United States right now.  Many Minnesota high schools are offering the sport as a school sponsored activity and more athletes are choosing to play lacrosse over other sports.  With more than half of the total players participating […]

Where Has The Time Gone? Interesting Daily Stats

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Where Has The Time Gone? Interesting Daily Stats So you say you don’t have enough hours in the day?  Where has all the time gone!  Take a look at how the average American spends their time. The average American in 2012 over the age of 2 spends more than 34 hours a week watching live […]

Home Treatment Tips for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Home Treatment Tips for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Not all pain or numbness in the hand is caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  So first it is important to know the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by a compression of the Median Nerve at the wrist. Mild Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can cause symptoms […]

New Advances In Concussion Management By Accident

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(Image via Business Insider) New Advances In Concussion Management By Accident Not all medical breakthroughs are discovered on purpose.  Just ask Stanford intern Theo Roth, who discovered how a concussion affects the brain in real time by messing up brain surgery on mice.  In 2010 Roth was supposed to be removing a portion of the […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: Did You Know We Offer Video Analysis?

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Did You Know We Offer Video Analysis? Did you know that OSI has a number of PT’s who are trained in video analysis for running, throwing, golf and biking?  What is video analysis?  This is when the PT videos a person, for example, running on a treadmill from a variety of angles.  The PT then […]

Where In The World Is The Forest Lake OSI Located?

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  Where In The World Is The Forest Lake OSI Located?   We the team at OSI physical therapy hear this from our newly referred patients too often, even those who have lived in the community for many years! Our office has been in the same location for over 20 years at the North end of […]

9 Must Know Baby Boomer Stats, Do You Know Them?

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9 Must Know Baby Boomer Stats, Do You Know Them? Since I’m a Baby Boomer, I find the statistics below very interesting. Plus, it explains why I see more and more of my peers coming into OSI for therapy! And It’s not because we’re old and falling apart! We aren’t just sitting in our recliners letting old […]

What Does The Glycemic Index (GI) Mean?

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What Does The Glycemic Index (GI) Mean? The glycemic index has been of interest of diabetics for years and much of the research has been done on this population. Recently the GI has been of interest to the general population. The glycemic index is a classification of a food and how hight or how low […]
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