Physical Therapy Tips

"Aw, Nuts"

Ashley Dougvillo • September 3, 2020

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that delicious bag of trail mix with the M&Ms, chocolate chunks and assortment of nuts...

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The Importance of Breathing

Ashley Dougvillo • August 25, 2020

I think it is clear that breathing is essential for life.  The benefits of a healthy breathing pattern are not always clear though.   I want...

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Diastasis recti....what even is this?

Ashley Dougvillo • August 11, 2020

We all dream of the 6 pack, the beautiful “pack of abs.”  Unfortunately it is not always just as straightforward as doing a bunch of...

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Hamstring Injuries Are Just The Worst!

Denise Smith • July 19, 2020

Hamstring injuries are JUST THE WORST!!  And that is because they are slow to heal and quick to come back if you don’t fix the...

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Owning Your Physical Therapy

Abby Schenk • July 2, 2020

The single most important part of my job is helping individuals take ownership and develop self-efficacy in their recovery journey. Yes, reducing pain through hands...

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Understanding Dry Needling and How It Could Help You!

Abby Schenk • June 11, 2020

Dry Needling is a skilled intervention performed by a Certified Dry Needling Specialist.  Dry Needling is the use of a filiform needle that penetrates the...

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Nutrition over Diet

Ashley Dougvillo • May 8, 2020

Diet is a common word thrown around these days but what about just using the word “nutrition.”  Are we truly ingesting nutritious foods?  It is...

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Smith Balance and Concussion Center

Dana Tress • April 1, 2020

What is Smith Balance + Concussion Center?? One of the goals of Smith Physical Therapy is to offer the highest quality, concierge physical therapy services...

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Is a Virtual Visit Right for You?

Denise Smith • March 31, 2020

I hate the coronavirus. I hate it for so many reasons: people are dying, businesses are closed, kids aren't in school, people are being laid...

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What is Women's Health Physical Therapy?

Ashley Dougvillo • March 30, 2020

Us women are special creatures. . . for many many reasons! But one of the most unique things about us is how our body is...

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What Does Performance Training Look Like at Smith?

Abby Schenk • March 27, 2020

Our clinicians are certified sports specific movement screening specialist.  Our focus is on return to higher level performance whether it is lifting, running, or throwing. ...

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