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 […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: 4 Simple Theraband Exercises

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Tips From ‘The Prose’: Theraband Exercises Theraband is a piece of exercise “equipment” PT’s often use in the clinic with their patients to help build strength. It comes in a variety of colors depending of the amount of resistance you need or desire. But outside of the PT clinic, Theraband can be a great tool […]

App of the Week: Ookla Speedtest

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App of the Week: Ookla Speedtest I’ve been using this app for a few years (it is also available as an internet page app) and really like it. You might be asking yourself why it is important to have a good internet speed app on your phone. Consider this: you’re in an airport or at […]

[Video] How To Tape For Turf Toe

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[Video] How To Tape For Turf Toe   Large Toe or 1st Metatarsophalangeal (1st MTP) joint sprain: A sprain to the large toe (“Turf Toe”) can happen for many reasons. Think of the first toe getting stretched in an exaggerated ROM either in flexion or extension (up or down). This causes a sprain in the […]

4 Great Tips To Reduce The Stress Of Gardening

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4 Great Tips To Reduce The Stress Of Gardening It is finally (I cannot stress the finally enough!) warm enough to be out doing yard work and gardening.  Before now I wasn’t able to do much more than clean out dead leaves from my garden beds and other clean up work in my yard.  Although […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is 3D Printing The Future Of Transplants?

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Is 3D Printing The Future Of Transplants? 3D Printing made it possible for a 22 year old woman from the Netherlands to survive.  This young lady had headaches and was slowly losing her eye sight due to her skull thickening from 1.5cm to 5 cm. Needing to do something to keep the essential brain functions […]

Fishing Opener 2014

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Fishing Opener 2014 It’s 4:15 am, my alarm is going off. Worse yet, it’s Saturday. But not just any Saturday. Nay, it’s May 10th, 2014. Fishing opener! Normally I wouldn’t be so excited, I’m an ice fisherman. I value a heated shack, comfortable chair, food and beverage, and my Vexilar fish flasher. Summer fishing is […]

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 […]

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