Orthopedic Institute Blog

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...

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...

Benefits of Radiofrequency Ablation for Your Back and Neck Arthritis

Posted on April 13, 2017

Arthritis pain can keep you from enjoying hobbies you love or getting the rest you need. If you’re not interested or able to pursue advanced surgical options, there are alternatives. One such alternative is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) also known as a "rhizotomy."

Read on to learn more about...

8 Joint-Friendly Foods to Strengthen Your Mobility

Posted on April 04, 2017

On the hunt for ways to eat healthier and keep your joints operating in tip-top shape? There are plenty of delicious and versatile foods to add a joint-healthy spin to your daily diet. We’ve compiled some awesome options for you—take a look.

Free Guide: Home Remedies for Back & Neck Pain

Posted on March 16, 2017

We've all had that moment first thing in morning where neck or back pain (or a combination of the two) are making us feel like we'll be down for the count that day. The truth is, it's hard to remedy consistent back and neck pain without guidance from a professional who can tell you what to do...

3 Common Causes of Thumb Pain

Posted on February 03, 2017

Years of working hard and participating in your favorite hobbies can potentially take a toll on your body, especially your fingers. Think about how much strain you likely place on your hands over your lifetime. It’s no surprise, then, that many people start to feel aches and pains in their...