Why Does My Teen’s Neck Hurt? 4 Ways To Prevent Longterm Pain And Disability From Text Neck

Kids these days with their cell phones…Snapchatting, Twittering, and Instagramming their free time away! About 90% of teenagers have a cell phone now, and on average each one spends 24 hours per day (at least) staring at their screens. So…what’s the consequence? Well, aside from decreased attention spans, increased agitation/irritability, and even increased depressive symptoms […]

Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Have you ever wondered what all those acronyms mean behind your therapist’s name? Well for as much schooling as therapists receive, they still continue to learn and develop through their years of practice. Being a physical or occupational therapist is a life long learning career. There are new advances in medicine, technology […]

New Member Of The Team At OSI West St Paul

New Member Of The Team At OSI West St Paul It’s with great excitement that I announce I have transferred clinics within OSI – shifting from the Forest Lake clinic to our West Saint Paul office! First and foremost, as OSI Forest Lake was my first full-time therapy job after graduating from school, I must say […]

A Suite Night For Some OSI Staff

From left to right – myself (PT at Forest Lake), Jill (my fiance…), Brett (PT at Somerset), Hayley (AT at East Ridge HS/Lake Elmo Clinic), Tricia (PT at West St. Paul), Emily (PT at West St. Paul) A Suite Night For Some OSI Staff This past Sunday, a group of us from OSI got to do something I […]

Plantar Fasciitis: What It Is, How To Say It, And What You Can Do About It

Plantar Fasciitis: What It Is, How To Say It, And What You Can Do About It As someone who has had trouble in the past with my feet, let me be the first to say that sore feet drain energy faster than political commercials drain our collective faith in the government. It happens quickly folks.   […]

Take The Pop Quiz On Shoulder Pain

Take The Pop Quiz On Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is a common problem, unfortunately.  Some estimates say up to 33% of all Doctors’ visits for musculoskeletal pain are for shoulder discomfort.  Depending on the patient, the usual options for treatment are to:   a)     Do nothing b)    Get a cortisone injection c)     See your local […]