Make Physical Therapy a Part of Your Annual Exam

Make Physical Therapy a Part of Your Annual Exam

It has been the recommendation of the American Medical Association that we visit our primary care provider at least annually for a review of our health, medications, and immunizations. We follow these guidelines to stay healthy and hopefully catch preventable diseases and pathology and or treat them at an early stage and learn how to […]

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 […]

Identifying Waste In Healthcare Spending

If you have been paying attention to the news and political platforms the last 10+ years, Healthcare Reform is one thing you may be familiar with. There are many moving parts to this concept, but one main aspect is how can we as a nation and health care providers cut cost? Last year the New […]

Congratulations! OSI Physical Therapists Recognized at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016

Physical Therapists Recognized at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016   On Feb 17-20, 2016, over 11,000 physical therapists and physical therapist assistants descended on Anaheim, California, for the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. This conference is a chance for all the specialty areas in physical therapy to come together. Classes are […]

Patient Centered Musculoskeletal Health

Patient Centered Musculoskeletal Health As a Physical Therapist and health care provider for over 26 years I have seen many changes in health care. The current push has been to increase access, improve quality, and reduce cost. How does Physical Therapy fit into this equation? PT’s have for many years been on the back end […]

How Much School Do You Have To Go Through To Become A Physical Therapist?

How Much School Do You Have To Go Through To Become A Physical Therapist? I have worked as a PT for 3 years now, all at OSI Physical Therapy. Throughout my time working with clients there are a few common questions that have stuck out to me. One of the main professional questions I hear […]

Why Are My Joint Problems On One Side Of My Body?

Why Are My Joint Problems On One Side Of My Body? As a Physical Therapist I am often asked the question, why are my problems on one side of my body? My personal response includes information on our bodies Anatomy (our body parts), Physiology (how we work) and Kinesiology (how we move). Physical Therapists are […]