112019Jun

Your Brain on Massage

Your Brain’s Response to a Massage Massage is not just for pleasure but can be and beneficial for your overall health as well. It is widely accepted that a skilled massage can improve the body’s physical state. Beyond that, very few consider massage therapy as a viable treatment for anything other than the occasional body…

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82019May

Text Neck

Text Neck- What is it and 5 exercises to help combat chronic neck pain What is Text Neck?   Text neck is a modern age term used to describe chronic neck pain caused by excessive texting on mobile devices. The term has been broadened to include tablets and computers, and can also be related to…

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22019May

Selective Functional Movement Assessment

Assessment for Pain with Functional Movements What is the Selective Functional Movement Assessment? The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) is a clinical assessment tool used to determine a movement diagnosis for those who experience pain. A movement diagnosis is different from a typical medical diagnosis (like a herniated disc or fractured bone) because it takes…

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242019Apr

Running Tips & Tricks

The rundown on how to get to the finish line One of the most popular events in Miami is taking place this month- the Miami Corporate Run! We here at Symmetry are passionate about exercise and sports performance, so we are going to give you a rundown (pun intended) on how to maximize your results…

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12019Apr

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

How Massage Therapy Can Benefit Your Mental and Physical Health Massage therapy has many benefits unbeknownst to many of those who do or do not get them. Let’s talk about a few of those benefits and how they can be an integral component in your self-care. When was the last time you had a massage?…

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312018Aug
Running Injuries: Mechanism and Intervention

Running Injuries: Mechanism and Intervention

Foot and knee injuries are the most commonly seen running injuries. These overuse injuries can almost always be corrected with physical therapy. Many of these overuse injuries occur due to muscular imbalances and poor biomechanics that have developed due to repetitive incorrect motion. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome This typically presents as anterior knee pain, around the patella….

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172018Aug
What’s New At Symmetry Physical Therapy?

What’s New At Symmetry Physical Therapy?

Symmetry is growing! Finally, we have decided to expand the clinic. Because our patient list is growing, the clinic is following suit! So what does this mean for your current physical therapy sessions? As we remodel the clinic, our physical therapists will continue to provide dedicated one-on-one physical therapy care (just with a little more…

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22018Jul
Is Your Diaphragm Contributing to Your Back Pain?

Is Your Diaphragm Contributing to Your Back Pain?

Low back pain is a very common orthopedic condition that brings people to physical therapy. There are many factors that play into an individual’s back pain, making it one of the hardest areas of body to treat. Recent literature has keyed in on breathing patterns and diaphragm dysfunction as a factor contributing to lower back…

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82018Jun
Flexibility vs. Mobility: What’s the Difference?

Flexibility vs. Mobility: What’s the Difference?

Chances are you’ve seen an Instagram account or two (or ten) promoting mobility challenges.  These include exercises that require motion at many joints to perform correctly. So you’re probably thinking, I can stretch for 5 minutes and then try this exercise again with a better result. By doing this, you might not see the results…

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