How to Maximize Your Physical Therapy Sessions

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So you’re scheduled for physical therapy, but now what? If you’re the type of person who likes to get prepared and know what to expect, we have some tips for you. Because there are things that you can do that will help you get the most out of your physical therapy sessions. Here are the […]

Update on Returning to Sports After Having an ACL Reconstruction

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I have been a practicing Physical Therapist for 20 years in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine and have helped rehab my share of athletes after having their ACL reconstructed.  I recently went to a continuing education course talking about updates on the topic of how to better return our athletes to their sports after having […]

7 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle at College

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Ah, college. Arguably four of the best years of your life… but for some, it can be a time of struggle. It can be difficult finding a balance between a healthy lifestyle at college, and one where you never say no to a party or late night snack. Struggling with healthy decisions doesn’t have to […]

Advice on Preventing an ACL Tear

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Okay, we have to get something off our chest first before we begin. Preventing ACL tears (or any injury) completely is close to impossible. But, now that we’ve addressed the elephant in the room, we want to talk about some ways to help prevent an ACL tear. Your ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in […]

Stillwater OSI Partners with Valley Outreach for “Feed A Family”

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Stillwater OSI is proud to be a community partner with Valley Outreach for their “Feed A Family” campaign! We will have donation bins in our lobby for anyone to drop off any non-perishable food items at least through the end of March 2017. Our Stillwater Clinic address is: OSI Physical Therapy 1700 Tower Drive West […]

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 […]

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