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Belvidere Physical Therapy

1686 Henry Luckow Lane
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 547-4777

Edgebrook Physical Therapy

1643 N. Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 977-4095

Marengo Physical Therapy

200 Lindow Lane - Suite E
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-8878

McHenry County Physical Therapy

406 North Front Street - Suite B
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 344-8706

Ogle County Physical Therapy

404 W. Blackhawk Drive - Suite 1
Byron, IL 61010
(815) 234-5561

Poplar Grove Physical Therapy

13524 Julie Drive
Poplar Grove, IL 61065
(815) 765-1155

Sauk Valley Physical Therapy

4204 E. Lincolnway Avenue - Suite D
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 548-9444

Sauk Valley Physical Therapy
at Westwood

1900 Westwood Drive
Sterling, Illinois 61081
(815) 622-2264

The clinics of Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Institute (OSTI) focus on out patient orthopedic, sports and industrial rehabilitation.  Our clinics take that "extra step" with each patient through the care of qualified, experienced clinicians to provide quality physical therapy services, close to home.  Today our organization consists of ten physical therapy clinics- one of the Northern Illinois region's largest, independent physical therapy groups.  

News and Events

Today, our Occupational Medicine Division announced the expansion of business to include work for Bag Makers.  Located in Union, Illinois, the locally owned and operated business is the leading imprinted bag supplier, specializing in non-woven polypropylene, paper, plastic and polyester bags.  OSTI’s Occupational Medicine team has already begun implementing work injury prevention services that include ergonomic analysis, job description creation, on-site job coaching and wellnes...
Posted on 2017-04-11
Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Institute’s Occupational Medicine Division announced today the expansion of their business to include work for Piston Group.  The Redford, Michigan based assembly supplier is new to the Belvidere area and will begin to provide the Belvidere Chrysler Plant with assembly services upon the plant’s re-opening this spring. Piston Group has begun to utilize OSTI’s occupational medicine services that include WorkSTEPS Post-Offer Testing (a testing m...
Posted on 2017-03-27
Fast-paced action sports like basketball, soccer and volleyball can leave athletes susceptible to a multitude of injuries.  Erin Randall, ATC, MS OSTI's athletic trainer at Marengo Community High School is no stranger to dealing with injured athletes; however, focuses her practice on preventing injuries among her athletes through the correct preparation and conditioning.  Check out below as Erin shares tips on ways to stay injury free on the court or field.   Preparation: - ...
Posted on 2017-03-21
By: Josh Meyers, PT, DPT, OCS Today, Josh Meyers, PT, DPT, OCS of OSTI's Edgebrook Physical Therapy shares with you the 5 things you need to know about Myofascial Release.   Learn more about this safe and effective hands-on technique that helps to eliminate pain and restore motion. 1) What is Myofascial Release? Myofascial Release is a gentle, hands-on technique that eliminates pain and restores motion by freeing up restrictions in your body’s fascia. Fascia is a system of ...
Posted on 2017-02-17
By: Josh Meyers, PT, DPT, OCS An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure Researchers took several healthy 20-somethings, put a cast on one of their legs for 2 weeks, and watched what happened. The results were what you would expect; the average subject lost 25-30 of their strength, it is likely that they can still perform the majority of basic activities, and life goes on. If that same person is now 70 and only loses 25% of their strength, there is a good chance that they may lose thei...
Posted on 2017-01-04

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