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 […]

8 Active & Healthy Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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When you think of Valentine’s Day, you might think of chocolate, candy and even a dinner by candlelight. While these are popular and romantic ways to show affection, it’s very easy to overindulge in the spirit of love. This year, consider some alternative ways to express your love for one another. Flying solo this year? […]

7 Tips for Improving Your Heart Health | National Heart Health Month

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February is National Heart Health Month! So to celebrate, we’ve put together some tips to help you live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here’s what you can do: 1. Get moving! Being overweight will immediate increase your risk for who are overweight or obese should focus on losing weight by reducing calorie intake and exercising more. 2. […]

Don’t Let Your New Pain Become a Chronic Condition

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We all have had injuries in our lives, some more than others, but many of these injuries go through the normal tissue healing and remodeling process.  After time, the pain from the initial injury subsides and goes away.  Pain is a good thing when a new injury occurs because it lets us know that an […]

“What is e-Stim?” – A Common Physical Therapy Question

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Electrical stimulation, or E-stim for short, is a modality used in physical therapy treatment. It works by stimulating your muscles with a light and customizable level of electrical current. It may be a part of your treatment plan if your therapist believes it will help your recovery process. Typically, the modality is used if your […]

Why Doing Squats is Important for Your Health

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One thing I get told by a lot of my patients is “I don’t squat” or “I was told not to squat.” Well, unless you have an injury or other medical condition you do in fact squat, and you do it multiple times a day even if you don’t realize it. Whether you want to […]

5 Healthy Game Day Snacks

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Sunday is just around the corner, and you’re probably starting to think about the other star of the day –– the food! So if you’re having people over to watch the big game, or going somewhere to watch with friends, why not surprise everyone with some healthy options. There’s nothing better than chowing down on […]

Should You Use Heat or Ice on Your Injury?

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Patients commonly ask if it’d be more beneficial to use heat or ice for their injury. Although it’s important to still ask your PT on an individual basis, the following are some guidelines to help determine which modality may be most appropriate. Heat is typically not used for any injury that is acute (occurred less […]

4 Tips for Incorporating New Healthy Habits

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Are you ready to kick your bad habits and replace them with healthy habits instead? As physical therapists, we work with people every day to improve their well-being after surgery, diagnosis or injury, but we also aim to help people improve their lives overall. Now, there are many types of “bad habits” out there, and […]

3 Reasons to Get Physical Therapy First Before Contacting Your MD

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During the cold, Minnesota winters, ice commonly becomes a danger and can lead to injury.  Imagine on one of these cold, slippery days you slipped and sprained your ankle, bruised your knee, or hurt your back.  You try and manage the pain for a few days or weeks on your own, but you feel no […]

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