Balance – The Key to a Healthy Life

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According to the CDC; “Treating fall injuries is very costly.  In 2015, costs for falls to Medicare alone totaled over $31 billion.  Because, the U.S. population is aging, both the number of falls and the costs to treat fall injuries are likely to rise. • Each year, millions of people 65 and older are treated […]

Your Doctor Says You Have Osteoarthritis, But Don’t Go Under The Knife Just Yet

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  Over the last 20 years, the number of Americans seeking acupuncture treatment has continued to rise.17 While less than 1% of the U.S. population sought acupuncture treatment in the early 90’s, over 12 million Americans received acupuncture in 201018 Another intervention that uses thin filiform needles to penetrate the skin is dry needling (DN). […]

Have You Been Told You Are Pre-Diabetic? We Can Help

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It has been a while since I have written about the benefits of exercise for pre-diabetes and diabetes.  I feel that, even though I have written about this topic before, it is well worth discussing again. Pre-diabetes is a condition where a person’s blood glucose is elevated and approaching the levels considered to be diabetic […]

Does Running Cause Knee Arthritis?

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With the Twin Cities Marathon coming up, running is on a lot of people’s minds.  One fo the most common questions that I hear in the clinic is does running cause arthritis?   The consensus answer is a clear NO!  This fact has been boosted by a recently published study in the journal Arthritis Care […]

A Breakdown of Adrian Peterson’s Latest Injury

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Vikings fans watched in horror last week as Adrian Peterson was assisted off the field in the Vikings’ first home game at US Bank Stadium against the Green Bay Packers. Although Peterson hadn’t made a significant impact for the Vikings’ running game so far this season, it was still a disappointment to see the Vikings’ […]

Tips For Rescheduling Your Appointment

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Happy Fall Everyone! Hope you are enjoying those beautiful colors thus far! I would like to touch base with you on the importance of rescheduling your appointment. We understand things come up such as emergencies, sickness, and work. If you are calling to cancel your appointment, please make sure you reschedule that appointment with us […]

The Evolution of Inspiration

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At OSI, our “graduates” receive a tee shirt as a congratulatory gift for their hard work and perseverance through their rehab program. Over the years, our style has evolved with multiple colors and inspiring slogans.   Even though our style has evolved, OSI’s message has stayed the same for over 35 years:  We are committed […]

Why Does My Teen’s Neck Hurt? 4 Ways To Prevent Longterm Pain And Disability From Text Neck

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Kids these days with their cell phones…Snapchatting, Twittering, and Instagramming their free time away! About 90% of teenagers have a cell phone now, and on average each one spends 24 hours per day (at least) staring at their screens. So…what’s the consequence? Well, aside from decreased attention spans, increased agitation/irritability, and even increased depressive symptoms […]

5 Lower Body Exercises to Combat Knee Pain

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In general, what I see in the clinic setting is that knee pain can come on without any specific injury. Typically if you are given a few exercises to improve your range of motion, and strengthen the proper muscles at your lower legs, hips, and core muscles, you can improve the way you stand, the […]

Drop Dead Healthy: 11 Simple Tips For A Healthier Life

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Here are 11 great healthy living tips that I picked up from a book called Drop Dead Healthy. ( really there is proof for many that they work )   1) Practice Chewdaism . Hard -core chewers recommend 50 chews per mouthful . Strive for 15-20. 2) Turn off The TV . Studies show that […]

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