We are still open and seeing patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  We also have a telehealth option as well for those that are not able to leave their home!

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Incidence of COVID-19 in Youth Soccer Players in Summer 2020

As youth sports continue on throughout this COVID-19 pandemic, has there been greater transmission of the virus in the sport of soccer? From the study performed in the Journal of Athletic Training in March 2021, “COVID-19 in Youth Soccer During Summer 2020” researchers actually found that Youth soccer players had a lower incidence of COVID-19 than the general population of…

3 Exercises To Do After Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine (Or Any Shot!)

One of the most common side effects for the COVID-19 vaccine is pain or tenderness at the injection site. When we are experiencing pain or discomfort, our first instinct is to not move the body part that is hurting. However, we must move to improve! It is important to “teach” your body that it is okay to move by slowly…

Exercise Is Medicine – Stay Active During COVID-19

Check out this infographic from the British Journal of Sports Medicine on the importance of staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember:  Movement IS Medicine!     Your Comeback Story Starts Here!

Returning to Play after COVID-19

Because of the uncertainty of the affects of COVID-19 even after the illness has subsided, a return to play protocol has been devised by experts in order to guide athletes with gradual exposure back into activity after illness. Athletes who have experienced COVID-19 should consult with their physician regarding return to activity/play suggestions. This infographic is from the British Journal…

Health and Wellness in the Time of a Pandemic

In such an uncertain time where our exposure to shopping, social gatherings like playing cards, grocery getting, and even family time is limited, it is so important to be working on a healthier you! We are constantly hearing how we need to wear masks and wash our hands to keep ourselves from contracting the virus.  But what happens if we…

The UNEXPECTED and FUN Benefits of Telehealth

“Seeing my PT on the screen and having them there to listen to how I’ve been doing, watch me perform my exercises, and correct anything I might be having difficulty with, has been surprisingly effective!  I LOVE my telehealth sessions with my PT.  It provides a sense of connection to someone you know truly cares about your progress and honestly,…

Why You Should Try Telehealth for Your Physical Therapy

Telehealth is becoming a very popular way to consult with your health care provider! Telehealth can help you connect and stay connected with your physical therapist. All you need is a computer, iPad, or phone that has video capabilities.  It is a live, one-on-one video appointment with your PT that you can perform in the comfort and convenience of your…

Omaha Physical Therapy Institute is OPEN amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

This is a reminder to let our patients know that Omaha Physical Therapy Institute will remain open and seeing patients at our clinic amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are also offering a telehealth option for those that are unable to leave their home. We are monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic closely and taking all precautions when it comes to the health…

7 FUN FACTS You Should Know About OPTI During the COVID-19 Pandemic

1.  We are still open and seeing patients at our clinic under extreme precautions/restrictions! 2.  We are providing telehealth and e-visits! 3. We are providing in-home PT! 4. We are LOCALLY owned and operated and truly care about our patients! 5. Patients save an estimated 42% in overall cost by going to OPTI vs. other clinics in the area (less…

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!   Most health insurances are now covering these services!  All you need is a telephone, computer, or iPad!  Your physical therapist will…