“Proximal stability for distal mobility.” You might be wondering what on earth that means. Well, it’s a pretty important concept and one that we are huge proponents of at Symmetry Physical Therapy in Downtown Miami. This phrase basically means that in order to have proper functioning and mobility in distal structures – like our legs…

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Chances are you’ve heard of a tens unit before. It’s what looks super high-tech in PT clinics with electrodes, wires, and fancy equipment. Are you familiar with how it works in giving you pain relief? How to Use It There are some different ways to use TENS for pain relief, but we’re going to cover…

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First, physical therapy is a well-known and popular profession, but a lot of people don’t fully understand what these healthcare professionals do. We want to dispel some common months about the field of physical therapy. This will help paint a better picture of what this amazing profession is all about. Anyone can do physical therapy…

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What is “prehab”? What do you think of when you hear “physical therapy”? Probably a place The term “rehab” probably comes to mind. Well, that’s certainly part of it, but it isn’t the whole picture. A major movement in the physical therapy world right now – and a huge goal of Symmetry Physical Therapy –…

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We talked about upper crossed syndrome (UCS) last week, so you probably have somewhat of an idea as to what lower crossed syndrome (LCS) might entail. Remember in UCS how there were muscles that were either tight or over-stretched on the front and back of the body? The same holds true for the lower body,…

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