Crystal Smuk, PTA

2017-11-14T02:32:58+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

Crystal Smuk, PTA

  • Physical Therapist Assistant

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Practice Locations

Des Plaines Physical & Occupational Therapy
900 Rand Road
Suite 110
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Phone: (847) 954-7646

Fax: (847) 954-7648

Biography

Crystal grew up in Des Plaines, therefore it was fate that she would work at the Illinois Bone and Joint clinic in Des Plaines. Crystal leads a very active lifestyle. She participated in swimming and softball for over a decade which fueled her love for the human body and its mechanics. Currently, she enjoys running and has completed four marathons.

Crystal graduated from Oakton Community College with an associates degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She went on to earn her bachelors in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois in Chicago in hopes of pursuing her dream of earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Crystal has been working exclusively in orthopedics for 8 years, treating a variety of diagnoses, but has special interest in treating overhead athletes and swimmers due to her athletic background. She promotes the education of her patients regarding their diagnosis and their treatment to create a comfortable and enjoyable environment, where patients gain the knowledge they need to become independent and reach their goals.

Education

Bachelor of Science

Kinesiology

University of Illinois in Chicago

Associates in Applied Health Science

Physical Therapist Assistant

Oakton Community College

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