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OSR BLOG

Stress Incontinence & Athletes: Yes, It’s A Thing

When OSR physical therapist Elizabeth Johnston was in high school, she heard firsthand from her fellow dancers on the dance team about the frustrations over leaking while jumping. It was embarrassing to talk about and, in fact, it seemed no one wanted to discuss it at all. After all, when it comes to the involuntary […]

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Prehab: What It Is And How To Do It

Ah, to be injury-free! It’s an athlete’s best dream. Yet, it’s not just athletes that benefit from being injury-free. Obviously, no one likes to get injured. What’s the best way to avoid injury? You could avoid sports and physical activity at all costs and sit at home, but then you’d mostly just be avoiding life. […]

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Safe Ways To Train During Injury Recovery

When you’re an active athlete, it’s difficult to be sidelined. Que the restlessness, the worry and anxiety, and not to mention boredom when you can’t do what you love. When you can’t be as active due to an injury, it can affect your mental health just as much as your physical health. It can make […]

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Pelvic Physical Therapy: What To Expect

Nobody likes to admit it when they have a problem, especially when that problem is affecting their everyday life. Furthermore, it’s even more difficult to recognize a problem when it involves the pelvic area. Pelvic problems are common, yet they are not normal. There are ways to treat pelvic problems without invasive surgery or medication. […]

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Be Aware Of These 3 Hidden Swimming Injuries

  Swimming is an incredibly physically demanding sport. Yet, it’s also a great way to cross-train and have as an active recovery day. It’s low-impact, which makes it ideal for people recovering from an injury. However, despite its low-impact, you’re still at risk of injuring yourself while swimming. Most people – competitive and recreational swimmers […]

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Cross-Train With Trail Running & Other Benefits

For many avid runners, there’s nothing like slipping on a pair of shoes and hitting the road. Really, you’d be hard-pressed to find a runner that actually likes to run on the treadmill. Ask any of them what they prefer – inside or outside running – and almost every one of them will say outside. […]

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Living More Comfortably With Pelvic Problems

Let’s make this clear: You are not alone when it comes to pelvic problems. Pelvic disorders are difficult to live with, uncomfortable and even painful. It’ll make you want to avoid certain activities or stay near a bathroom. It’s perhaps even more uncomfortable to talk about pelvic problems – even with your doctor. However, you […]

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4 Ways To Avoid Trail Running Injuries

After gearing up in the early morning, you get into your car and you start driving – further and further away from the city you’re so accustomed to seeing. The grays and browns of the concrete buildings gradually give way to the beautiful colors of nature – greens in the summer, gold and red in […]

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