Announcing OSI Physical Therapy’s ‘Fun In The Forest 5K and 10k’

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 Fun In The Forest 5k and 10k Run/Walk Sponsored By:     Saturday, June 7th (Onsite Registration at 8:00 AM) 10K starts 9 am     5K starts 9:15 am    Win an iPad Mini, or an iPod Shuffle or an Apple Gift Card “I am excited to announce that planning has begun for our 7th annual Fun in […]

Riddell Speedflex – The Next Generation Of Football Helmet

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Riddell Speedflex – The Next Generation Of Football Helmet A mild Traumatic Brain Injury, or a concussion, is a very big deal.  It is one of the greatest drawbacks to playing football.  As more high schools, colleges and the NFL are looking for more ways to prevent these injuries, Riddell, the top provider of helmets […]

GARDENING IS GREAT EXERCISE!

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GARDENING IS GREAT EXERCISE! Many of us who live in Minnesota and Wisconsin aren’t very fond of our long cold winters. Enough already! We can’t wait to get outside to plant our gardens and beautify our yards in the spring! Gardening is fun and takes planning on several levels. We need the right tools & equipment to do […]

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 […]

What It Feels Like To Meet Your Idol

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What It Feels Like To Meet Your Idol Is there someone in your life that has made an impact on you, but you’ve never thanked? Do you have a hero or idol that you’ve never had the chance to meet? How would you feel knowing that you were 10 minutes from meeting this person? Scared? […]

Walk the Walk

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One of the biggest parts of curriculum in physical therapy school is gait assessment, which is essentially looking at how people walk.  The way a person walks can affect many different parts of the body, and cause pain or stiffness originating anywhere from the ankles to the low back. The Normal Stride A normal walking […]

5 Essential Tips For People With Lower Back Pain

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5 Essential Tips For People With Lower Back Pain At some point, you’re probably going to have lower back pain.  Something like 80% of us will.  Being a physical therapist, I’m frequently asked by family and friends what they should do when their back hurts.  I tell them to come see an OSI physical therapist, […]

Go With Your Gut: 3 Important Tips For Injuries On Site

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Go With Your Gut: 3 Important Tips For Injuries On Site As an Athletic Trainer, there have been plenty of times where I have had to go with a quick judgement call. A lot of the times, AT’s are the ones that are on site for injuries, and we often need to make quick decisions […]

Marquette University And Physical Therapy

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Marquette University And Physical Therapy I want to tell you about Marquette University.  Anyone who knows me knows I love Marquette.  This is an understatement as  I am a bit fanatical about it, especially during basketball season (Go Warriors!).  But beyond basketball, Marquette University gave me an exceptional college experience and a great education to […]

Making The Health Choice The Easy Choice

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Making The Health Choice The Easy Choice Health care tends to revolve around treating illness, injury, or disease.  At OSI Physical Therapy we are trying to go beyond treatment of injury or disease to include improving health with our Training Room programs and education of our patients to keep active and improve fitness beyond their […]

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