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How to Establish a Healthy Sleep Environment

How to Establish a Healthy Sleep Environment

On a frequent basis, I am asked questions pertaining to sleep. What kind of bed should I buy? What is the best pillow? What position should I sleep? These are all great questions, and when treating patients, should be addressed; for the correct application may help...

High heels: are they worth the pain?

High heels: are they worth the pain?

Ever wondered the effects of high heels on your feet and body? Often painstakingly selected to complete outfits, high heels put stress not just on feet, but on ankles, knees and backs, contributing to the approximately $3.5 billion spent annually in the United States...

Low Back Pain in Young Athletes is not Normal

Low Back Pain in Young Athletes is not Normal

Low Back Pain in Young Athletes May Be More Than Just Stiffness or Muscle Strain   While nearly half of low back pain in adults is due to disc-related problems, this is only true in 11% of children.  Parent of young athletes experiencing low back pain should ask...

The OST Difference: Customer Service Part II

The OST Difference: Customer Service Part II

The OST Difference: Customer Service In the previous post “The OST Difference: A Mini Series: Part I,” we discussed building a relationship with patients by focusing on one patient at a time instead of treating multiple patients at once.  What has been...

The OST Difference:  A Mini Series, Part I

The OST Difference: A Mini Series, Part I

  Orthopedic & Spine Therapy (OST) is celebrating its 25th year serving Wisconsin communities.  OST is a privately owned physical therapy group with 29 providers.  OST’s purpose is to “touch people’s lives in a very positive way.” What...

Submit a Physical Therapy Patient Story

Physical Therapy Patient Story   Do you have a story to tell others about how physical therapy transformed your life?  The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is looking for patients who are willing to share their story.  E-mail consumer@apta.org with...

Now Available: Pay Your Bill On-line!

Now Available: Pay Your Bill On-line!

On-line Bill Pay Tired of spending money on a stamp and writing a check?  Check out OST’s new on-line pay option through our website: www.ostpt.com.  On-line bill pay is easy, secure and convenient.  Forget needing a stamp or check!  This service has no...