Treating Myofascial Trigger Points

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You’ve probably heard of trigger points or, as they are commonly called, “knotted muscles.” Trigger points are just adhesions in the connective tissue known as fascia. Fascia has become a hot topic in fitness and healthcare in recent years, inspiring many products such as foam rollers, and using tennis and lacrosse balls for more than just sports.

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Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder pain is a common pain that many people experience but it should not be a problem that we settle to live with. The shoulder joint is meant for mobility meaning that it has the most range of motion of all our joints. If we are experiencing shoulder pain, more than likely close to all of our daily activities will aggravate you because of how much we use our upper extremities.

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Lumbar Radiculopathy and Sciatica

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Lumbar radiculopathy and sciatica occur when a nerve in your back is pinched or compressed. This causes pain down the back of your leg and into your foot. It can be caused by a traumatic event or gradually over time. It occurs most commonly in males and females aged 30-50 years. Risk factors such as repeated lifting, participating in weight bearing sports, obesity, smoking, sedentary lifestyles, and poor posture have been identified. The majority of these cases resolve with good physical therapy.

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Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

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Having low back pain? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Low back pain is the most common diagnosis treated by physical therapists and more than 70% of people experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Although low back pain can feel debilitating, it is rarely serious or life threatening. Physical therapy can help improve and restore your strength and mobility as well as reduce pain. At Symmetry Physical Therapy, we are specially trained in assessing the cause of your low back pain and creating a treatment plan for you so you can get back to doing what you love. Click here to schedule an appointment with us at our clinic located in Downtown Miami/Brickell! Keep reading below to find out what your experience will be with us.

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