Orthopedic Institute Blog

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 Benefits Golfing Has on Your Health

Posted on February 23, 2017

Golf is played by millions of people across the world. While it isn’t as obviously physically intensive as other forms of exercise, it still has a role as a healthy exercise. In fact, some of its positive healthy impacts might surprise you.

Here are a few key benefits golf has on your health.

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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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.

5 Unique Sources of Physical Activity in Sioux Falls

Posted on October 07, 2016

What good is exercise unless it’s fun? Sometimes heading down the street to the gym before work to lift some weights or cranking on that dusty treadmill in the basement just won’t do. It doesn’t hurt your commitment to fitness to keep things relatively interesting. 

5 Things Kids Learn From School Sports

Posted on September 08, 2016

Everyone knows that school sports are a great way for kids to develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, have fun, and learn to be a team member. But there are other benefits you may not even be aware of.

The Right Fit: Choosing the Perfect Running Shoes

Posted on June 30, 2016

With the warm weather coming soon, the sidewalks and pathways will be packed with runners. But before you head to your next run, it’s important to make sure you have the right shoes. 

Insider Tips: Exercising Like a Physical Therapist

Posted on June 02, 2016

When you exercise like the pros do, you save yourself a lot of aches and pains down the road. That’s why taking the advice of a physical therapist on your workout regimen is a smart road to take for keeping your body high-functioning and healthy.