Stance Physical Therapy & Running Clinic is a private-practice, orthopedics clinic dedicated to serving musculoskeletal injuries and holistic treatment of each individual. We are not exclusive to athletes and runners though; we treat all orthopedic-related injuries!
The physical therapists at Stance do specialize in lower extremity/foot/ankle biomechanics, gait/running analysis, custom orthotics, and the treatment of runners.
Our team believes that incorporating fitness and wellness, along with good nutrition, is our best method to heal and prevent injury.
60 Min Initial Evaluation $150
60 Min Treatment $100
45 Min Treatment $80
60 Min Running/Gait Analysis $150
60 Min Orthotic Evaluation $150
Orthotic Device $150
= total orthotic cost $300 (3 adjustments at no charge if needed)
Dr. Jessica (Barhorst) Smith earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University (CMU) in Health Fitness and Rehabilitation in 2003. Immediately following she continued with courses in a Masters of Exercise Science program at CMU. In 2005 she returned to the Dayton area working as an exercise physiologist for Kettering Sports Medicine in their Sport Acceleration program. With her ACSM Health Instructor certification she also worked as a personal trainer for Neolimits, Centerville. In 2006 she was accepted in the inaugural University of Dayton (UD) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. At the University of Dayton she served as a GA instructing in the program’s cadaver lab and as a tutor. Throughout her formal education with UD she began specialization in the foot and ankle during her clinical experiences and independent study. Upon graduation she earned the programs highest honor, the Student Achievement Award. In 2009, she joined Orion Physical Therapy Specialists. Here she continued her specialization in lower extremity biomechanics and fabrication of custom orthotics. Jessica has completed the coursework toward Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine. Her primary areas of interest include running injuries and prevention, footwear, biomechanical video analysis, lower extremity problems, nutrition and recovery.
While attending the University of Dayton, she took part in research and co-authored a publication titled, “Glenohumeral Range of Motion and Lower Extremity Flexibility in Collegiate-Level Baseball Players”. She is second author for a case study titled, “Reconstruction of a Retracted Extensor Hallucis Longus (EHL) Laceration by Split Tendon Lengthening of the EHL and Tendon Augmentation with a Dermal Scaffold.”Jessica has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy program since 2009. She has taken part in teaching Orthopedics I and II labs, Orthopedics I and II problem based learning, Advanced Therapy, Medical Diagnostics problem based learning, and co-teaching undergraduate PT Seminar. She also serves as adjunct faculty at Touro College teaching a 4-day course in Foot and Ankle. Jessica has assisted in continuing education through Orion Physical Therapy Specialists, specifically, Integrated Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis and Integrated Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine. Jessica has enjoyed speaking and lecturing in the community and yearly for the University of Dayton Triathlon Club on running injuries and footwear.
Dr. Ethan M. Sullivan graduated with honors from Cedarville University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, where he also competed in the NCAA as a collegiate distance runner in cross country and indoor/outdoor track. In 2018 he was named the Division II All-Ohio Champion, 1st Team All-GMAC, NCAA Div. II Midwest Region All-Region Cross Country Team, and the All-Academic American Men’s Cross Country Team. In the fall of 2019, he was accepted into the University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. While at UD, he blended his passions of running and physical therapy to begin specialization of lower extremity & foot/ankle biomechanics and orthotic customization. He completed an independent study titled, “Integrating Video Analysis and PT Treatment to Improve Running Economy” and took great interest in Conventional/Olympic weightlifting mechanics/analysis to further his specialization in sport performance. In the Spring of 2022, he completed his clinical doctorate at the University of Dayton and was awarded the “Outstanding Performance in Scholarship Award of Student Research”.
Following the culmination of his 12-week Elective Clinical at Stance, Ethan joined the Stance PT team in the spring of 2022, where he would continue molding his passions of manual therapy, sport performance, and orthotics. On a personal-level, Ethan is a Marvel fanatic and goes to the theater with his wife, Elly, for every movie premier. He is an avid weightlifter, runner, and cyclist with hopes of attempting a half or full ironman in the future. He enjoys playing piano in his free time and is a huge NBA/LeBron fan. He orders seafood for every special occasion and was originally born in Portsmouth, Virginia, although he was raised in Springfield, Ohio.
Please contact us directly via phone/email with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you have!
2306 Far Hills Avenue, Oakwood, Ohio 45419, United States
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed