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Tick Repellent For Family, Pets, And More

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Tick Repellent For Family, Pets, And More CABIN TIME!  TICK TIME! It’s summertime and the word’s already out that it may be a very bad tick season! Don’t let the fear of them keep you from enjoying your time outdoors. Just make sure that you take precautions, check yourselves, your children and pets nightly. There’s hundreds […]

Work Conditioning Specialty Service Offered At OSI Forest Lake Location

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Work Conditioning Specialty Service Offered At OSI Forest Lake Location Job specific conditioning is offered at the Forest Lake office among many other services such as aquatics therapy, specialized hand therapy and treatment for TMJ / headache’s. One small example of how the work conditioning program can help prevent future work injuries is teaching Pt’s […]

Tips From The Prose: A Skater’s Exercise

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A Skater’s Exercise Here’s a great exercise for those athletes that participate in a skating sport.  This exercise focuses on the muscles that give an athlete the power during their push off while working the other leg’s balance and stability. The key is to keep your core engaged to keep your pelvis level and not […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: Form On The Leg Press

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Tips From ‘The Prose’: Form On The Leg Press Here’s a quick little tip from me about the leg press.  I have had a few patients this week alone that when I have them use the leg press, they are surprised when I cue them to push through the ball and heel of their foot. […]

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 […]

[Video] How To Tape For Elbow Hyperextension

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[Video] How To Tape For Elbow Hyperextension –Elbow Hyperextension: Hyperextension happens when the elbow joint is bent backwards past it’s normal range of motion (ROM). When hyperextension happens the ligaments in the elbow become stretched out causing ROM to become painful. Below is a picture of the elbow and its supporting structures. The taping technique […]

How to Calculate What You Need for a Post Workout Snack

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How to Calculate What You Need for a Post Workout Snack So you had a very hard work out and now you are looking for some good recovery nutrition.   What should you eat and how much should you eat to maximize your recovery nutrition habits? Math Lesson – The pounds to kilograms conversion is 2.204 […]

Technology And Physical Therapy, A Perfect Blend

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Technology And Physical Therapy, A Perfect Blend When I entered the field of physical therapy in June of 2010, the extent of the technology I had at my disposal was an archaic Toshiba laptop that worked, some of the time. I also had a video camera that I could use to do video feedback with […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: The Importance of Wearing Protective Gear

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The Importance of Wearing Protective Gear I work with a really great lady named Jess, who last summer was getting up before work and roller blading.  I admire her ambition as some mornings I feel like it takes all my efforts to make sure my children have their teeth brushed before I rush out the […]

10 Easy Home Workout Tips

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10 Easy Home Workout Tips Tips to get the most out of your home workout 1)     Find something you like to do.  Yoga, kickboxing, P90x, aerobics, pilates, circuit training, Zumba,  spinning, are all things you could do at home. 2)     Buy an exercise DVD or if you have Amazon prime, there are ton of workout […]

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