Tips & Techniques

2023 Recap and Look Ahead into 2024!

Denise Smith • December 11, 2023

Seasons Greetings to all of our patients and friends!  We are so grateful for your continued support of our company and our team.     2023...

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Balance + Concussion Center Reflects on 2023

Dana Tress • December 7, 2023

The holiday season is here and 2023 is quickly coming to an end.  This year has continued to be a busy one for the Balance...

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Race Medals and Memories

Megan Sloan • April 27, 2023

If you’ve ever run a race, chances are you’ve received a medal after crossing the finish line. I’ve learned over the years that there can...

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I Have Your Back... Back Pain at the Office

Tracy Kroening • February 16, 2023

    Many of us spend 6-8 hours sitting every day. Prolonged sitting can create both short and long term health problems. Not only can...

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Running...The Journey and The Destination

Jill Ernst • January 9, 2023

My name is Ryan Mains.  I’m a Dad, husband, medically retired firefighter/paramedic, Operation Iraqi Freedom vet, PTSD survivor, and recovering ultrarunner. I am most definitely not...

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New Treatment Option for People with Parkinson’s Disease at Smith Balance Center

Dana Tress • March 24, 2022

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder.   This happens because of changes occurring in the brain in which, for unknown reasons, cells that...

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Winter Golf Fitness Tips

Joe Estes • February 8, 2022

It’s that time of the year where golfers’ clubs go into hibernation and start collecting dust until the snow melts. Unless you are a golf...

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Thoughts for 2022

Denise Smith • January 29, 2022

Greetings from Smith Physical Therapy and Running Academy! As 2022 opens, we are grateful for the support from all of you. Last year was another...

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Golf Medicine? Huh?

Joe Estes • November 18, 2021

Smith Physical Therapy is excited to announce the beginning of its Golf Medicine division at our Crystal Lake facility. What does golf medicine even mean?...

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What Is Balance and Why Is It Important?

Dana Tress • August 31, 2021

Have you ever tried to build the tallest tower you can using blocks?  The blocks will stay stacked, as long as the mass of each...

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Jill Ernst • December 14, 2020

Nutrition | Fitness | Technique | Accountability Start 2021 with a RESET.  If you are continuing your workout journey, restarting it after a crazy 2020,...

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