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4 Tips for Preventing Arthritis

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Over time, our bodies experience wear and tear on our joints. The cartilage provides cushioning and can act like a shock absorber that allows bones to move smoothly over one another. Arthritis causes the cartilage to break down and can lead to painful bone-on-bone movements. While arthritis is common, it’s not just because of age. […]

Dehydration Symptoms and How to Treat It

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Fall and winter are two big seasons for sports and exercise. It’s extremely important to maintain proper levels of hydration during your workout/training. Dehydration can have severe consequences. Here are the signs and symptoms to keep an eye out for: Fatigue Dizziness Headache Muscle cramps Thirst Dark colored urine Dry mouth In extreme cases, people […]

This is Why Daily Stretching is Important

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Athletes use stretching to stay on top of their game and prevent injuries, but it shouldn’t be reserved for just the professionals. Daily stretching can be helpful for everyone. Not only does it improve your flexibility over time, but it can help protect your mobility. Stretching keeps your muscles healthy and strong so your joints […]

Herniated Disc Vs. Buldging Disc: What’s the Difference?

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Back pain can be debilitating for anyone that deals with it, but it’s fairly common. Did you know that back pain is the second most common reason people take sick days (first is the common cold). Obesity and improper lifting techniques are the two most common causes of back pain. Obesity rates have doubled since […]

Holistic Activities to Help Treat Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain throughout the entire body. It can also cause stiffness, sleep problems, fatigue, depression and anxiety too. There is no cure yet for fibromyalgia, but there are ways to help relieve the pain it causes. Exercise is essential to relieving the pain. A strength training and aerobic exercise […]

5 Ways to Help Manage Diabetes

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Understanding how to manage diabetes is key to reaching your goals. Let’s start first by saying that managing it IS POSSIBLE – but there are some essential lifestyle changes that you will need to make in order to get there. Here are 5 important things to consider in order to live a healthier lifestyle with […]

Testimonial: White Bear Clinic

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On a regular basis the team at OSI gets feedback from our patients that makes our jobs all the more worthwhile. It’s what keeps us going. It’s why we come to work every day…to make a difference. Among all the wonderful people we see everyday, one amazing person asked us to share her feedback with our […]

How Much Fiber Should We Be Getting?

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How much fiber is too much fiber? Believe it or not, it is possible to eat too much at once and have some fairly unpleasant side effects. It’s recommended to get about 30 to 38 grams of fiber a day for men and 25 grams a day for women, and 21 grams a day for […]

Are Tech Products Hurting Your Health?

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If you spend a ton of time on your smartphone, tablet or laptop, you’re not alone. Most people heavily rely on mobile devices for information they need throughout their days. The constant use can lead to neck and back pain, often referred to as “tech neck”. It happens when your back is hunched over, head […]

5 Health Benefits of Getting Regular Massages

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You read it right, massages are good for your health! Sounds like a dream come true, right? There have been countless studies done of the effects of a massage on your body and they have come to the conclusion that you’re healthier with them than without them. Here’s how massages can help improve your health… […]

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