Physical Therapy Tips

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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Is it Safe to Squat?

Denise Smith • December 5, 2018

People always ask me if it is safe to squat. Should I squat if my knees hurt or my back hurts? Answer is YES… and...

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What is Fascia?

Dana Tress • November 1, 2018

Fascia is a liquid crystallized matrix that covers all of our muscle, tendons, nerves, arteries, veins and organs. Fascia is a dense continuous structure from...

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PT Moment with Dana and Denise

Denise Smith • March 23, 2018

Watch the new series - "PT Moment with Dana and Denise" where they cover physical therapy topics, discuss current PT research, explain various treatment techniques,...

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Physical Therapy For The Treatment Of Rotator Cuff Tears

Denise Smith • October 11, 2017

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

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Return To Learn

Denise Smith • August 23, 2017

  Following concussion, it is essential to allow the brain to heal. This involves physical as well as mental (cognitive) rest. It is not uncommon...

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Rapid Reboot Now Available!

Denise Smith • July 17, 2017

Rapid Reboot recovery technology is now available at Smith Physical Therapy + Running Academy! Who: Any athlete, at any level, in any sport What: Rapid Reboot...

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Is Vacuuming Hurting Your Back?

Denise Smith • July 10, 2017

For those who dislike housework, is this the news we have all been waiting for? Vacuuming, or any activity that involves pushing and pulling, can...

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Saving Your Body At Work

Denise Smith • July 9, 2017

The Harvard Business Review reported in June of 2017 that the average worker in the United States spends 90 minutes traveling to and from work....

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