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Physical Therapy Tips, Running Tips

What do we look for with video analysis? Part 1

Denise Smith • October 23, 2021

Want to help your runner?  Try filming them during a race or meet.  A quick glance at 2 aspects can help highlight where they might...

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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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Improving Balance, Health and Reducing Falls As We Age

Dana Tress • December 31, 2021

Moving into the New Year, many of us set resolutions and goals of what we would like to accomplish for ourselves over the next 365...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How does this relate to pelvic floor health???

Ashley Dougvillo • December 28, 2021

Did you know that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects 11% of the population?  IBS can consist of either 1) IBS-dominant diarrhea, 2) IBS -dominant constipation...

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Dancing with supportive brace : Is it the right choice for me?

Megan Long • November 30, 2021

Dancing with supportive brace : Is it the right choice for me? One of the most common questions I hear when treating dancers is “Should...

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Tips For Managing The Holidays With Chronic Vestibular, Concussion or Headaches

Dana Tress • November 23, 2021

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season brings joy and fun as we take time to gather with family and friends.  Along with that,...

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P is for Prevention (not Pee)

Ashley Dougvillo • November 22, 2021

Did you know that pelvic floor physical therapy was a thing? It sure is, and it is a discipline that I hope continues to gain...

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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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