Orthopedic Institute Blog

6 Common Causes of Back Pain

Posted on July 06, 2017

Back pain can be detrimental both to your physical wellbeing and your ability to enjoy your day both at work and in your free time. That's why it's a good idea to pinpoint what's causing your back pain so you can start to get some relief.

Here are six such causes that are common among back-pain...

Physical Therapy in South Dakota: Meet Adam Halseth

Posted on June 28, 2017

We’re giving you a peek into what makes Orthopedic Institute (OI) tick by shedding some light on our best and brightest.

Today’s featured team member is Adam Halseth, one of our physical therapists (PT). Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota and earned his doctorate from Mayo Clinic...

Senior Health: When Injuries Are Serious Enough for an Orthopedic Visit

Posted on June 08, 2017

Injuries can be difficult to evaluate if you’re not a trained professional. Especially if symptoms don’t start to act up until well after the injury occurred. So how can you tell if your injury needs to be examined by an orthopedic specialist?

Here are some signs for seniors to watch for after...

5 Unique Ways to Exercise Outdoors This Spring

Posted on June 01, 2017

The warm weather is upon us, so it's time to break out of the indoor exercise routine and hit the outdoors. But now that you're finally free to comfortably get in an outside workout, what new methods should you try out?

Whether you need new ideas to fit a busy spring schedule or want to try out...

5 Solo Exercises That Improve Your Agility

Posted on May 25, 2017

There's never a bad time of year to get in a workout—so how can you shake off some stiffness and soreness and get your agility back to its optimum state? Furthermore, what is "agility?" Agility is the ability to move your body quickly, easily and with control and balance. (In other words, it's...

A Parent's Guide to Spring Family Outdoors Time

Posted on May 23, 2017

The warmth has finally arrived. So while the weather is still moderate before summer sets in, it's time to take advantage of some family time outside. There are plenty of activities you can engage in with these last few weeks of spring, but how about trying something new?

Here are a few ideas...

Prize Package: Golf Medicine Experience ($350 Value)

Posted on May 18, 2017

You love golf. Or maybe you are intrigued by golf. But did you know that there are methods, tools and techniques that can make it even more valuable for your health and wellness than you expected? Orthopedic Institute (OI) is here to guide you through the world of golf medicine.

And we're doing...

5 Everyday Tips for Fighting Off Knee Pain

Posted on May 09, 2017

We all experience aches and pains now and again. But it's about how we treat these pains and respond to them that helps us to truly prevent future ongoing conditions. Knee pain is a particularly common one—but what can you do to fight off this common ache?

Here are just a few examples of how to...

When to See a Doctor for Your Shoulder Injury

Posted on May 04, 2017

Whether you're an avid athlete or do a lot of heavy lifting, shoulder pain isn't always such an uncommon symptom for many of us. (And since each and every one of us is aging, it becomes increasingly more likely as we get older.) But when does pain merit a visit to an orthopedic physician?

Here...

Upcoming Event: Shriners Hospitals Complimentary Screening Clinic for Children

Posted on May 03, 2017

Has your child ever shown possible signs of an orthopedic condition? You can get your questions answered when you bring your child to the complimentary screening clinic at Orthopedic Institute (OI) in Sioux Falls which is sponsored by Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Read on to find out more...