The Joy of Therapy offers highly skilled physical therapy to kids, teens and adults with scoliosis, posture issues, muscle and joint pain using movement to restore strength and decrease pain.
MISSION STATEMENT “The Joy of Therapy is founded with a healing and joyful spirit offering highly skilled physical therapy to kids, teens and adults with scoliosis, posture issues, muscle and joint pain using movement to restore strength and decrease pain.” We are a private, direct access clinic. So what does that mean to you? Basically:… Continue reading What We Treat
Joy Smith, PT is the first and most experienced physical therapist in the Florida Panhandle to treat scoliosis with the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy method. It is a unique 3D treatment approach that helps to elongate, de-rotate and strengthen the scoliotic spine. Joy is a Barcelona-Schroth C2 Certified Physical Therapist. What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is… Continue reading Scoliosis
Are you searching for ways to help yourself or your child who is newly diagnosed with scoliosis? Have you been dealing with pain and want to find a conservative treatment? Are your time and money valuable to you? If you answered ‘yes’ to any or all of the above, then the Joy of Therapy is… Continue reading My Philosophy
I learned about Joy from my trainer. I had been experiencing pain in my right leg for almost a year with little or no relief. I have severe osteosporis, arthritis and scar tissue from an old back surgery. After trying other physical therapy, pain pills, anti-inflammatories, and cortisone injections in my lower back I figured I had nothing to lose.
After just a few visits my pain is something of the past! Joy was able to help me turn my life from almost constant pain to being able to function in a manner I thought I would never experience again. Now I don’t wake up each morning hoping I can make it through the day.
“Joy offered instant relief to my hamstring! My leg had the feeling of an over-stretched rubber band. I could not get my legs to relax in order to stretch and loosen my hamstring. When Joy “opened up” the nerve, my leg instantly calmed down. I had a feeling of success. I now am able to stretch as I had in the past. I didn’t realize that I had to allow my leg to slowly progress, but it was so worth the wait.”