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Balance – The Key to a Healthy Life

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According to the CDC; “Treating fall injuries is very costly.  In 2015, costs for falls to Medicare alone totaled over $31 billion.  Because, the U.S. population is aging, both the number of falls and the costs to treat fall injuries are likely to rise. • Each year, millions of people 65 and older are treated […]

Congratulations To A PT Student At OSI

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Good news to POST! Jonathan Taves, SPT (soon to be DPT), at the OSI Shoreview clinic found out today that he has passed his National Boards. All he has to do now is graduate Mayo School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Doctoral Program  on May 27 & he will have completed an arduous  33 month […]

Contemplating Surgery? Here’s Something You Should Read First!

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Bill H. came in because he was having knee pain from an injury while walking through a Building Store. He had previously received an MRI and a Cortisone injection in the Knee. He was thinking that the next step was surgery as his knee pain was not resolved. Coming into our OSI Shoreview clinic for Physical […]

Physical Therapy: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Management

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The condition Spinal Muscular (Muscle) Atrophy is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease that is manifested with progressive decreased muscle tone & weakness. This weakness is greater closer to the spine than distally. Physical Therapy: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Management Hello, I’m Dean Erie, a PT. As an Orthopedic/Neuro practicing therapist for about 30 yrs, I […]

Welcome to our newest member Tina James

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We are pleased to welcome to our Shoreview clinic the newest member of our Team, Tina James, who comes to us with multiple years of experience working in the Medical community in the Twin Cities area. She brings with her the skills, knowledge & caring compassion that are needed when working with people who are […]