Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Exercises

At Smith Performance Center, physical therapy exercises are used to maximize healing, build resiliency, reduce pain, and correct abnormal motor patterns. We do not use an endless array of exercises that would take an hour or two every day.  We…

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Traction

Partner Traction and Self Traction How to perform traction at home and gym Spine Partner Cervical Traction Upper Extremity Self Shoulder Traction Lower Extremity Partner Hip TractionPartner Knee TractionSelf Knee TractionPartner Ankle TractionPartner Forefoot TractionPartner Hallux TractionSelf Hallux Traction

Physical Therapy

Bracing for Groin Pain

A useful brace to compress and reduce pain in the adductor muscles   Bracing, Taping, and Training Aids Home Page Bracing, Taping, and Training Aids   Bracing for poor hip control The SERF Strap   Bracing for foot and lower…

Pathology

Diagnosis in Physical Therapy

The PT Solutions Diagnostic Process What’s the problem? “My butt hurts.” A significant proportion of my conversations start with this statement. She continued, “ I have regular active release along with dry needling. I stretch my hamstring ALL THE TIME…

Pathology

Knee Pain and Physical Therapy

Knee pain is a big issue with numerous treatments to consider. We believe that physical therapy is a great way to resolve your knee pain, but not all physical therapists treat the same way. Our team suggests that patients with…