Physical Therapy Tips

It's All About the Butt

Ashley Dougvillo • January 9, 2020

This big beautiful muscle seen below is the gluteus medius (or part of the “butt”). It is a powerhouse! ( Now the “glut med” as...

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Personalized Physical Therapy: What Does That Look Like?

Abby Schenk • November 7, 2019

I was recently talking with a client who stated, “I had no idea this is what PT looked like?  I didn’t realize your profession was...

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Pain is a real thing, but why?

Abby Schenk • November 5, 2019

Over the past few years increasing numbers in chronic pain patients are being seen in the outpatient clinics.  As a therapist pain is something that...

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How Do I know My Physical Therapist is Right for Me?

Abby Schenk • October 24, 2019

At some point in our lives we all face injury, pain, or discomfort. Let’s face it, initially our reaction is to rest, ice, and stay...

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Working With Your Physical Therapist

Denise Smith • October 15, 2019

We are lucky at Smith Physical Therapy and Running Academy . . . we get to spend a full hour with our patients.  We do...

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Returning to Running Post Baby

Ashley Dougvillo • October 3, 2019

It was almost 5 months post baby that I decided I wanted to tackle another 50k. Not a 5k, not a 10k, not a ½...

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How to Avoid Burnout During Marathon Training

Ashley Dougvillo • September 10, 2019

We’ve all been there before.  The dread of the alarm going off at 4am. Checking the weather multiple times only to see the heat index...

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What Exactly is Physical Therapy?

Dana Tress • August 29, 2019

As Physical Therapists, we realize that many people have their own versions of what physical therapy entails based on personal experiences or through the stories...

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When should I see a Physical Therapist for Astym?

Denise Smith • August 9, 2019

Have you been having pain or ongoing tightness and restrictions?  Astym may be a good option for you!  Astym is utilized for the removal of...

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Astym…..what exactly is it?

Denise Smith • August 9, 2019

Astym stands for assisted soft tissue mobilization and it is a great option that certified therapists have to assist in recovery from injury. Astym utilizes...

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Yoga for Rehabilitation

Denise Smith • December 18, 2018

Colin is a graduate of Marian Central Catholic High School and is now a student at Notre Dame, studying business. He participates on the Club...

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