Brittany Smith earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree as well as her Master’s degree in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from the University of Delaware. Prior to graduate school, she attended Long Island University – C.W. Post, where she studied health science and minored in business, while also participating in the school’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II women’s lacrosse team. In 2019, she also became certified in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training.
Brittany gained clinical experience at the University of Maryland Shore Regional Medical Center, where she worked on the acute rehab team and treated an assortment of orthopedic, cardiopulmonary and neurological conditions. Brittany has had the opportunity to specialize in ACL rehabilitation, working with competitive athletes to help them return to sport. She has developed her manual skills with the integration of trigger point release, joint mobilization/manipulation, manually resisted exercise, PNF patterns, IASTM, and myofascial cupping to treat a variety of diagnoses. Brittany has developed a passion for sports rehabilitation, drawing from her background in athletics, the knowledge gained from pursuing a USAW-1 certification, and her experience with sports performance coaching. She believes in utilizing manual techniques and extensive neuro re-education to optimize recovery with her clients.
Outside the clinic, Brittany enjoys weightlifting, obstacle course races, and recreational sports leagues like volleyball, basketball and flag football. Since ending her competitive lacrosse career in college, she now plays recreationally with friends and continues to enjoy the sport. Understanding the value of participating in one’s passions drives her to provide the best possible care for her patients to help them reach their goals.