4 Tips to Avoid Lower Leg & Ankle Swelling on Airplanes

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If you recently had surgery on your hip, knee, foot or ankle and have an upcoming Spring Break trip planned, you’re probably worried about managing your leg and ankle swelling. As you know even long car rides can make this an issue, let alone walking through airports and sitting through a flight on an airplane. […]

Advice for Reclaiming Your Health This Spring

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It’s that time of year! Climbing temperatures, trees budding, birds singing and rushing waters.  Just like spring, there is a great opportunity for us to start new and reclaim what winter has stolen.  Setting your sights on reclaiming your health doesn’t have to be a chore.  I want to challenge all reading this to make […]

Is Cracking Knuckles Bad For You?

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You can’t escape them. They might work in the cubicle next to you. Maybe they sit by you on the train home from work. They could be a relative, a friend, or a spouse. You might even be one of them. Knuckle crackers are everywhere. And while many people take part in cracking knuckles, as […]

3 Simple Ways to Minimize Sports Injury

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Want to reduce your risk of injury as an athlete? Here’s some quick advice on how to help minimize your chances of getting a sports injury! 1. To be sublime, take your time If you have a week or two break between seasons use it to rest, your body needs it. Now don’t be a […]

The Importance of Drinking Water & How Much You Should Drink

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Drinking water should already be part of your daily routine. But, even though you drink water, chances are you’re not drinking ENOUGH water. To get the most out of drinking water throughout the day, you should start as soon as you wake up. When you think about it, you’ve just gone 7-8 hours without any […]

Play for Patrick Event Sign-up!

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Play for Patrick was a foundation that was started in 2014 after the tragic death of 14-year-old Patrick Schoonover at a hockey tournament in Duluth.  Patrick was a healthy 14 year old had an undiagnosed heart defect that caused him to die on the ice with no previous signs of stress.  Out of the tragedy […]

Ladies, Don’t Ignore Your Next Backache!

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Hi, this is Vicki! I am an active woman in her, well let’s say over 55, but not 60. I work with weights and love the elliptical and I might as well mention that I exercise on a regular basis and have for many years. I am writing this to reach out to other women […]

Physical Therapy Post-Cancer Treatment

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Cancer and the treatments patients receive can cause many physical problems. Did you know physical therapists can help people manage post-cancer health issues, improve health and function, and help with return to work and other activities? Some side effects from Cancer treatments include: Fatigue Numbness in feet and hands Muscle weakness Joint stiffness Loss of endurance Loss of strength Loss […]

What to do When You Get a Sprained Ankle

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There are many ways you can get a sprained ankle. Even the slightest unexpected twist can injure your ankle ligaments. Ankle sprains differ than ankle strains because sprains involve the ligaments, but strains involve the muscles. Roughly 80% of all ankle injuries are inversion injuries. They happen when your foot rolls in and causes the […]

A Letter to Wendy: OSI Patient Success Story & Update!

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Hi Wendy! Jess here, the rock climber you’ve helped for several hand and wrist issues over the past year. I’m really psyched to say that my hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders feel fantastic and I’ve been doing some of my best climbing to date recently! I just got back from a trip to Devil’s Tower […]

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