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Get Physical Therapy from the Comfort of Your Home!

During this COVID-19 pandemic, Omaha Physical Therapy Institute is implementing both telehealth and e-visits in order to make sure you stay connected to your physical therapist and/or have an opportunity to be assessed without having to leave your home!  All you need is a telephone, computer, or iPad!  Your physical therapist will inform you of any other equipment you might…

Injury Resistance- Practice Like you Play

Injury in sport can happen to anyone.  As speed and impact increase in higher level competition, so does the likelihood of injury.  This is why, in most sports, injuries are more likely to happen (and to require surgery) during competition rather than practice (Nagle, et al).  This should intuitively make sense to anyone who has ever experienced the difference between…

Easy and Quick Home Workout for All Ages and Skill Levels!

With the COVID-19 pandemic, people are staying at home.  It is too easy to chill on the couch and watch T.V. or lie in bed and play on your phone.  Needless to say, being at home makes people less active.  In the event that you contract COVID-19, you want to be as healthy as possible in order to improve your…

COVID-19 Home Workout For Runners

Many of us have more free time at home these days presenting us with ample time and opportunity to examine whatever we choose to about ourselves.  I personally am constantly examining elements of my running preparedness and technique and feel that a little more free time to do so couldn’t hurt.  Running is a skilled activity in which improvements in…

10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Social Distancing!

While trying to stay healthy and avoiding getting the coronavirus, we want to make sure you don’t contract cabin fever either!  Here are some ways to stay healthy while having to be at home! 1. Take deep breaths occasionally during the day. Inhale and raise your shoulders up as high as you can and exhale letting them drop down, trying…

What’s All this Talk About CBD?

As physical therapists, we work with people who are in pain for various reasons.  As a result, we often field questions regarding the effectiveness of various alternative treatments, supplements, ointments, etc..  A physical therapist should definitely stick to their scope of expertise, however, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of options that exist outside of traditional physical therapy…

FREE Running Seminar at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute!

Click on the link below for larger version of flyer! runningflyerPDF Matt Vetter, PT, CSCS, and Ironman Triathlete is Certified in the POSE Method of running and he wants to share this knowledge with YOU!  Learn how to improve your running technique at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute’s “Feeling Good at the Finish Line” running seminar!  Peak Performance- The Running Store…

Staff Spotlight: Ally Brown, ATC

Ally Brown has been a part of the Omaha Physical Therapy Institute family since high school, when she tore her ACL and had to have reconstruction surgery.  Fast forward 10+ years and this girl is still here, but on the other side of things!  Ally is multi-talented!  She is the assistant office manager, an athletic trainer, a rehabilitation aide, runs…

3 of the Most Common Throwing Injuries

3 of the Most Common Throwing Injuries UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) Sprain: Pain on the medial (inside) of the elbow Need to assess elbow flexion and trunk to elbow angle in the late cocking to acceleration phase Prevention: regulate and monitor pitch counts and awareness of arm self-care as well as have proper throwing mechanics Little League Elbow: Typically seen…

The Importance of Time In ACL Rehabilitation

At Omaha Physical Therapy Institute, we see a LOT of patients who have suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury.  Many times these patients are athletes and are anxious about returning to their respective sport(s) as quickly as they can.  Return to play can be dictated by a lot of different factors including the surgeon’s protocol and assessment, return to…