Orthopedic Institute Blog

Top 5 Orthopedic Tips For Your Workout Routine

Posted on August 15, 2018

From pulled muscles and ankle sprains to knee, hip and shoulder pain - it’s no secret that when we work out we put ourselves at greater risk for strains, sprains and more. We asked the experts (our highly trained Orthopedic Institute physicians) for their top tips on staying healthy while...

Blood Flow Restriction Training for Physical Therapy

Posted on July 09, 2018

Most anyone who's every played with, coached or cheered for a sports team knows the drill - sports injuries happen in the blink of an eye. A torn ACL, ripped rotator cuff, strained Achilles tendon and any number of other strains, sprains and breaks can keep you sidelined for weeks and months. So...

3 Exercises To Strengthen Your Shoulders & Spine

Posted on June 28, 2018

Our arms and shoulders assist us with almost all of our daily activities, so it's easy to see why strong shoulder muscles are so important! Weak shoulders can increase your risk for injury at the gym or going about your day lifting kids, household items, grocery bags and more. Poor posture can...

Essential Strength & Stability Exercises For Female Golfers

Posted on May 02, 2018

 

An average golfer makes roughly 50-60 full swings per round. Each swing puts our joints near their end range of motion, particularly in the shoulders, spine and hips. If one does not possess the range of motion or strength to do this, then we put ourselves at additional risk of injury - which...

4 Reasons a Walk-In Physician is Beneficial for Your Student Athlete

Posted on September 21, 2017

Being a parent to a student athlete makes for an exciting, busy and sometimes nerve-racking life. Watching your athlete run past home plate, catch the winning touchdown or spike the ball over the net is exciting—but when it comes to sudden injury, your heart probably skips a beat.

Luckily, the...

4 Low-Impact Exercises Everyone Should Be Doing

Posted on August 07, 2017

Despite your best efforts, not everyone is in the right shape or at the right life stage for an intense workout every day. But thanks to a wealth of options, you can still get in your regular exercise without engaging in high-intensity, high-impact routines.

Here are four low-impact, effective...

Fix Your Body to Improve Your Golf Swing

Posted on July 18, 2017

In recent years, fitness and health have received much more attention when it comes to professional golf. Every golfer on tour has a fitness routine, as well as a comprehensive warm-up prior to tournament rounds. However, the vast majority of amateur golfers have not adopted this idea.

The golf...

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...

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...