Monthly Archives: November 2018

Does Cardio Help Prevent Injuries?

Many people focus on cardiovascular exercise as a way to increase their endurance, burn calories, and stay heart-healthy. Indeed, cardio exercise is one of the best forms of working out to boost your overall health. It works your heart just as much as it works your muscles. Cardio, also known as aerobic exercise, is used […]

The Benefits Of Cross-Training: Do You Really Need It?

Those who are physically active from competitive athletes to weekend warriors all have one major thing in common. Workout and training routines get old and get old fast. Moreover, when you do the same-old, same-old day in and day out your body hardly feels “the burn” anymore. So what’s the solution? Cross training! Yes, cross-training […]

What Are Shin Splints?

If you’re an athlete, weekend warrior, or just physically active and spend any amount of time on your feet then you’ve probably experienced one of the most common types of injuries – the shin splint. Shin splints are painful and just downright irritating if they become a chronic problem. It’s a common injury that most […]

Comeback Athlete: “Long-Term Health Means Taking Care Of Yourself!”

For five years, OSR Physical Therapy patient JR Ocenasek spent day after day fixing his shoulder whenever it would pop out. Due to a labral tear caused by playing baseball, his shoulder was unstable and constantly slipped. At first, his shoulder would pop out infrequently and he’d just pop it back into place. However, it […]