Orthopedic Institute Blog

How to Do the Lunge Correctly

Posted on January 18, 2017

Lunges are one of the most efficient ways to easily build strength in multiple parts of your body, including your calves, core, and glutes. Their relative ease makes them incredibly popular for at home or gym workouts. However, the exercise is only effective when done correctly. If you let...

6 Training Tips Every Female Athlete Needs to Know

Posted on January 05, 2017

It's that time of year - you probably have a New Year's resolution with some sort of element of health and fitness. But before you hit the gym or sign up for any program, make sure you know your stuff. Female athletes have to consider different things when it comes to working out.

The Physical Effects of Training on Your Body

Posted on January 04, 2017

You can feel it every time you engage in physical activity. Something is happening, physiologically speaking, when you train or work out. But what exactly is it doing, and what are the positive effects of the visual effects of change in breath patterns, muscle fatigue or a pounding heartbeat?

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When to Know if An ER Visit is Necessary

Posted on December 29, 2016

Visiting the ER or emergency department of a hospital for immediate orthopedic needs can be a traumatic and stressful experience for anyone. But with the right team on the case and the right frame of mind, you can weather an ER visit without adding to the pressure.

When is Too Young for Your Child to Start Training?

Posted on December 28, 2016

You and your child both might have big dreams for athletic prowess in the coming years. Whether it’s college sports, a run at the Olympics or simply a lifelong commitment to health and wellness, athletic training might be on your itinerary.

But what are the potential benefits of starting your...

3 Ways Orthopedic Care is a Gift During the Holidays

Posted on December 16, 2016

The gift of healing. It’s a gift that keeps on giving and can keep you going. During the holiday season, this is one gift that may be critically important and highly useful. We are sometimes so worried about finding that perfect Black Friday deal or the perfect Christmas decorations that we...

A Thanksgiving Note from Orthopedic Institute

Posted on November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving has become a tradition in which many individuals get together with their family and friends, enjoy a break from their busy schedule, and eat turkey. However, many of us have a hard time taking a moment to merely sit and be grateful. In between the appointments, activities, family...

What is Aquatic Therapy?

Posted on November 18, 2016

Whether you’ve suffered an acute injury or have ongoing pain or stress from a chronic illness such as arthritis, you have options when it comes to recovery techniques.

A Family Guide to a Healthy, Safe Halloween

Posted on October 27, 2016

Halloween is fast approaching – have you mentally prepared for navigating this holiday in which your kids will be amped for a sugar rush and you’ve got the added pressure of delivering great decorations, costumes and candy at your doorstep?

14 Things You May Not Know About PA Chad Scott

Posted on October 13, 2016

Chad Scott, PA for 22 years, tells us about why he loves working at OI, the best part about working with patients, and his favorite movie theatre candy.