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Physical Therapy & Running Tips

As the saying goes, “my sport is your sport’s punishment”, so why does anybody ever choose to actually run? Personally I have a few ideas as to why, but the first is obviously the fact that it is one of the best ways to exercise overall.

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Learn all about Lauren's experience here at Smith Physical Therapy and Running Academy on her first day as an Intern!

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Find out what led Michael to choose a career path to be a Physical Therapist!

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Read all about what Michael, our Summer Intern, has to share on Running Analysis!

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Denise Smith was very excited to be interviewed on Ten Junk Miles, a podcast dedicated to runners to talk about the fun/crazy/different/controversial sides of this great sport.

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​This spring we were lucky to have an intern from Prairie Ridge High School, Jena Berkland. This rock star student spent 5 weeks learning about physical therapy with a special focus on running-related injuries and concussion prevention. Jena is headed to Concordia University in St. Paul, MN where she is playing soccer and hopes to attend physical therapy school after completing her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science. Read below to learn what Jena experienced in her time with Dana and Denise:

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Friday, March 23, 2018

PT Moment with Dana and Denise

PT Moment - Episode 2: Understanding a Vestibular Exam

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Running Injury Prevention

Watch this Facebook Live video with Denise to learn her 3 tips for as you kick off this running season to prevent injuries and improve your performance. Make it your goal to run faster, run longer, and run without an injury this year!

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Thursday, February 01, 2018

Holey Shoes

Holey Shoes! Does this picture look familiar to you? Do you ask yourself why this happens? I can tell you the top 3 reasons it happens and it is not because the shoe designers don't have enough stitching...

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You’ve been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear. Now what? Is surgery your best bet for a full recovery? New research suggests not...

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