"Accelerating recovery in orthopedic and sports injuries"


Dr. Abigail Smith

Abigail Smith, PT, DPT, SCS is the founder of Forward Motion Physical Therapy, LLC. She graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University. At completion of these studies she was the recipient of the excellence in research award from the Slippery Rock University. Her undergraduate studies were completed at Pennsylvania State University to which she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, movement science while participating as a student athlete. Recently, Dr. Smith has been awarded Board Certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in Sports Physical Therapy. She is currently one of 15 Physical Therapists in the state of Connecticut with this distinction. Dr. Smith is also an adjunct faculty member at Norwalk Community College. In her spare time she enjoys training for triathlons and running races with her Husband.

  • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
  • Runners, endurance and multi-sport athletes
  • Maitland’s Manual Therapy
  • Graston Technique
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic and Sports Specialty Sections
  • Sports Physical Therapy Section
  • Sports Special Interest Groups: Running
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Connecticut Physical Therapy Association
Tony Trujillo, LMT

Tony began his massage career at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport where he graduated with honors in July 2007.

Tony has recently joined Forward Motion Physical Therapy in December of 2015.

Areas of advanced massage continuing education include:

Medical Massage for the Back, Orthopedic Massage Techniques for Cervical Pain, Russian Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Assessment & Treatment for the Neck, Shoulder & Hip Joints, Myoskeletal Alignment Therapy, Structural Joint Balancing and Prenatal, Labor Support & Postpartum Massage.

His sessions offer safe, comfortable, therapeutic massage focusing on pain management, injury prevention and improved quality of life. He tailors his work to fit your specific needs, so you are in control of your session. He believes that the balance of body, mind and spirit is essential for a greater sense of self-awareness and overall health and wellness.

Massage are by appointment only on Saturday and Sundays at Forward Motion Physical Therapy. Call 203-215-4142 to book your appointment, you email us at Massage@forwardmotionPT.net.