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Posted on September 28, 2017 by Admin

Physical therapy can be challenging no matter how mobile or immobile you are; however, there is something to be said about the difficulties a stroke patient faces during the physical therapy process. It’s important for patients to feel comfortable with their clinician and trust that they will get them through one of the most challenging endeavors they will ever face.

Post-stroke rehabilitation requires immense focus and determination, and patients may be surprised to learn that physical therapy can help a patient’s recovery. Fortunately, the team at OSR Physical Therapy is here to... Read More

How Man's Best Friend Supports Physical Therapy
Posted on September 21, 2017 by Admin

You don’t need to have a therapy dog to reap the benefits of man’s best friend supporting your physical therapy efforts. In fact, household pets, not just dogs, can provide numerous small, yet significant advantages to individuals who suffer from chronic pain and/or orthopedic injuries. How do animals help support your physical therapy regimen? Continue reading to learn more!

Accountability
Whether you like it or not, your pets hold you accountable for various normal, daily activities. From feeding your cat to taking your dog for a walk, you must... Read More

Why Everyone Should Try Fire Cupping
Posted on August 30, 2017 by Admin

Fire cupping, also known as cupping therapy, is a treatment technique that places glass, bamboo, or plastic jars on the skin to enhance circulation, relieve pain, and extract toxins from the body. You may be familiar with fire cupping, or at the very least have heard of it, if you watched the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Why? Because American athletes like Michael Phelps and Alex Naddour could be seen sporting circular red marks on their backs, shoulders, and arms during the event. This sparked a media frenzy around what may have caused these marks, which has since led to an increase in ... Read More