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Katie’s Cool World Cup Story

So what’s the story behind this picture hanging in the lobby at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute? OPTI’s physical therapist and co-owner, Katie Reisbig Cordery, received this signed poster as a thank you from the very first United States Women’s World Cup Soccer Team in 1991.  Katie was in 7th grade that year and she was playing on the Olympic Development…

Quick and Easy Desk Workout

QUICK and EASY Desk Workout Sitting at work too much? Feel like you are not moving enough during the day? Do this quick 2-minute workout once every 2-3 hours to get your heart rate up and body moving!   Remember, MOTION IS LOTION! MOVE TO IMPROVE! 1.  Sit-to-stand –  10 reps 2.  Shoulder blade squeezes – 10 reps 3.  High knees…

How Does Treadmill Running Differ from Outdoor Running?

Check out the article below that outlines how treadmill running can differ from outdoor running in regards to biomechanics, energy expenditure/consumption, speed, and air resistance.  Interesting read with research referenced! https://www.outsideonline.com/2392683/treadmill-vs-outside-running Call Omaha Physical Therapy Institute today to get back to things you love!     Omaha Physical Therapy Institute Your Comeback Story Starts Here!

4 Simple Tips to Address Elbow Pain

Tennis Elbow Anyone?  Have you had nagging pain in your elbow that seems to be worsening and limiting more and more of your daily activities?   You may have consulted with “Dr.” Google who probably diagnosed you with “Tennis Elbow” and you have now researched the “best” ways of addressing it.  You are stretching and massaging and bracing with no luck….If…

Bracing for Return To Play after ACL Reconstruction Surgery

With anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, there is always the question of whether bracing is necessary upon returning to activities/sports.  The protocol is different amongst local surgeons so we often get asked by patients whether it is needed or not.  So, what does the research actually say about functional ACL bracing for athletes and its effectiveness in protecting the knee…