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Announcing OrthoSport Hawaii’s T-shirt Raffle Contest!

As a way to thank our patients and clients AND support the local economy, OrthoSport Hawaii would like to announce our monthly T-shirt Logo Raffle.  Here are the rules: All patients / clients  will receive a beautiful men’s or women’s cut OrthoSport T-shirt at end of their first visit (or next visit if already in […]

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Meet Our Staff – Massage Therapist Tim!

Every month or so, we hope to highlight one of our amazing employees. The folks who work at OrthoSport Hawaii come from many different backgrounds, have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share, and love staying active while helping others improve their health and fitness. To schedule an appointment or get more information please […]

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Evidence-Based Practice in Medicine Part 3: Evaluate the Evidence

In our last installment we looked at the validity of medical claims based on the source of the claim, whether there is cited research, whether the research was published in a peer-reviewed journal, and whether the authors had any conflicts of interest.  Let’s assume you are researching the effectiveness of drinking beet juice to improve your running. A friend shares a link to an article on Facebook.  The article quotes and […]

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Evidence-Based Practice in Medicine Part 2: Know the Source

Recently I’ve been receiving emails from well-meaning friends with links to articles touting this or that “cure” for COVID19.  Unfortunately, these articles are often opinion pieces by bloggers or newsletter writers who want to chime in on rumors or anecdotes they’ve learned about online. When reading these types of articles or evaluating claims that “someone” posted on social media […]

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Evidence-Based Practice in Medicine: What Does it Mean? Part 1

  Prior to the COVID19 outbreak, the average person may have never heard the term “evidence-based” but this term has been utilized in the medical field for decades.  When we say that our clinical practice in physical therapy is evidence-based, we mean that the treatments, techniques, and clinical decisions we make are based on the best research and […]

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Meet Our Staff – Personal Trainer Travis!

Now that our Medical Fitness program has re-opened during our COVID19 restrictions, we can return to highlighting our amazing employees. The folks who work at OrthoSport Hawaii come from many different backgrounds, have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share, and love staying active while helping others improve their health and fitness. To schedule […]

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Returning to Exercise after a Layoff – What You Need to Know

There will always be times when you must take a break from your exercise routine. For many, the closure of gyms and cancellation of exercise classes during the COVID-19 pandemic has meant little ability to exercise in their normal routine.  Some of you may have started walking or cycling outdoors recently and are interested in continuing and building on that. Here are […]

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Should You Wear a Face Mask during COVID-19?

Update 4/8/2020: With new research affecting policy on a daily or weekly basis, it’s critical to stay on top of changing recommendations.  Cloth or home-made face covers are now recommended when out in public. Surgical and N95 masks are not recommended, as they should be reserved for health-care workers treating sick patients and are in […]

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A Bit About the Biz – OrthoSport Hawai’i in the MIDWEEK

Treating And Preventing Injuries MIDWEEK STAFF on March 4, 2020 at 10:54 am www.midweek.com/treating-preventing-injuries By THOMAS FASULO OrthoSport Hawai‘i Medical Fitness Director In 2009, Dr. Michael Turner started OrthoSport Hawaii as an outgrowth of his own passion for leading an active, healthy lifestyle. While Turner’s original intention was to operate strictly as a physical therapy […]

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Meet Our Staff — Personal Trainer Sydney!

Every week or so, we hope to highlight one of our amazing employees. The folks who work at OrthoSport Hawaii come from many different backgrounds, have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share, and love staying active while helping others improve their health and fitness. To schedule an appointment or get more information please […]

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