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 […]

Pokemon Go Players At Risk

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Pokeman fever the plus and minus of it all from a business and health care point of view With more than 21 + million users daily in the US in it’s first week Pokeman Go has reportedly become the most popular US mobile game ever. One might wonder how does Pokeman play affect your health and the […]

Why I Hired A Personal Trainer…And You Should Too!

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Staying healthy spiritually, mentally, physically and also nutritionally is really important as I am building into a stronger version of myself.  I practice my faith through studying with teachers.  I read and debate understandings to strengthen myself mentally. I also like to stay fit and that is where I feel it is important to have […]

You Can Get An Incredible Amount Accomplished If You Don’t Care Who Gets The Credit

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“You can get an incredible amount accomplished if you don’t care who gets the credit. Be patient-centric.” – Unknown This is one my favorite quotes. I heard it a couple years ago. I can’t tell you where or from whom, but I can remember it word for word. It is the theory in this statement […]

We’re Are Stronger Together

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Events like this evening take both my inner athletic training and public health nerds and absolutely feed them! I will fully own the passion and excitement for both areas, and admit that teaching, learning, and practicing emergency management techniques is fun and exciting! This evening, we invited the athletic trainers, physical therapists, and physicians we [...]

4 Helpful Tips To Prepare For Physical Therapy

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Often times when you need physical therapy , life can be hectic so today I’m going to share a few quick tips to make sure that you have a good experience at physical therapy. 1. Wear appropriate clothing  While we do have some shorts and t-shirts to provide patients if needed, it’s best to arrive […]

My Back Hurts…Now What?

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With an incidence rate of 80% (80% of people will get back pain at some point in their life) and $80 BILLION spent annually (that is slightly less than the amount we spend on foreign aid each year) in the treatment of low back pain, it is a HUGE issue. Those expenses include surgery, medication, […]

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