Orthopedic Institute Blog

6 Tips for Reversing Your Shoulder Pain

Posted on December 31, 2017

Shoulder pain—for many of us it's just a fact of life. But when it's keeping you from enjoying your daily activities, it may be time to try some useful remedies.

Try out some of these options for reversing shoulder pain.

4 Everyday Tips for Fighting Off Foot & Ankle Pain

Posted on December 29, 2017

Are your "dogs" barking? You're not alone! Every day, we take thousands of steps. So it's no surprise that foot and ankle pain can occasionally be part  of our days, too - especially as we age. See your doctor for serious pain that interferes with daily life. But when it comes to occasional...

5 Key Symptoms of a Neck Injury

Posted on December 07, 2017

Neck pain is a common problem that about two-thirds of the population experience at some point. After all, your cervical spine and supporting muscles and ligaments support a head that weighs approximately 15 pounds. Due to the flexible but complex structure of your neck, it’s quite vulnerable to...

4 Ways a Hand Therapist Can Benefit Your Life

Posted on November 20, 2017

A crucial part of recovery from a physical ailment lies in occupational therapy.  Thankfully, highly specialized therapists exist to guide people through the treatment and recovery process. One such expert is a hand therapist, whose specialty is worth exploring.A certified hand therapist can use...

5 Key Symptoms of Knee Injuries

Posted on October 04, 2017

Your knees help you get from place to place. They help you stay active, and they help you perform daily activities at home and at work. But when unusual symptoms set in, which are serious and which are worth ignoring?

Here are five key symptoms of knee conditions that are worth keeping tabs on.

Orthopedic Spine Conditions You Should Know About

Posted on September 26, 2017

Back pain can be caused by a variety of conditions—while osteoporosis and arthritis are traditionally orthopedic conditions that you hear a lot about, there are other potential causes of your pain of which you should be aware.

Here are four potential orthopedic conditions that you should know...

Physical Therapy in South Dakota: Meet Megan Cook

Posted on August 21, 2017

We take pride in our team of physical therapists at Orthopedic Institute (OI). This talented group of individuals can be a key asset when dealing with pain or other orthopedic conditions.

Our featured team member this time around is Megan Cook. Megan graduated from the University of Sioux Falls...

5 Things to Look for in Orthopedic-Friendly Shoes

Posted on July 27, 2017

Whether you're accommodating for a temporary or chronic condition, shoes with orthopedic features can be a great tool for improving your foot health. They can go a long way toward treating conditions such as blisters, long-term foot pain, bone spurs or arthritis—all symptoms that can be born out...

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...