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Physical Therapy Tips

Top 3 Dance related ankle injuries

Megan Long • June 15, 2022

Top 3 Dance related ankle injuries Posterior Ankle impingement “Dancer’s heel”:    Commonly seen with pointe dancers but can be seen in dancers who compete...

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How Physical Therapy Can Help With Headache Management AND our Three Favorite Exercises for Headaches

Dana Tress • May 21, 2022

There are thousands of different types of headaches.  Some types are primary headaches, such as migraine or tension headaches.  Some types are secondary headaches, such...

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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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Is There a Relationship Between Sleep and Vestibular Disorders?

Dana Tress • February 22, 2022

Most of us know that sleep is important.  It is a restorative time for the body where the immune system is working, tissue repair occurs...

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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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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB)

Ashley Dougvillo • February 7, 2022

I have been seeing a bit more of this in the clinic which to me means…it is time for a blog!! OAB is described as...

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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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What’s That Ringing In My Ears?

Dana Tress • January 20, 2022

Tinnitus is a relatively common condition that produces noises perceived in the ears or the brain without a true, external source of sound.  Individuals with...

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Urinary Incontinence….the what, the why, the how the heck do I fix this?

Ashley Dougvillo • January 16, 2022

What exactly is urinary incontinence and why has it become such a “norm” in social circles?  It is not uncommon for women to commiserate about...

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What Does a Running Academy Session Look Like?

Abby Schenk • January 6, 2022

If you are a runner, you have probably at some point in your career experienced pain or injury. You may have even completed physical therapy...

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Turn-out: 3 exercises for dancer's to safely improve turn-out

Megan Long • January 4, 2022

      Perhaps, you recently sat in the theater watching a professional production of the Nutcracker Ballet or enjoy watching your own dancer perform...

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