Posts by Natalia
Why is Hip Mobility Important? Maintaining full hip mobility and normal range of motion in all planes of movement is important for improving musculoskeletal health and enhancing athletic performance. The joint is one of the most mobile joints in the body. It is a ball and socket joint that allows for mobility in three planes…Read More
Your Brain on Massage
The Brain’s Response First, massage can be and beneficial for your overall health. A massage can improve the body’s physical state. Massage has not always been considered as an actual form of therapy. It has to gain medical legitimacy. This can be achieved through evidence-based practice. Also, it’s crucial to educate others about how massage therapy…Read More
What is text neck? Text neck is a modern age term used to describe chronic neck pain caused by excessive texting on mobile devices. In today’s society, we have developed sedentary habits driven by electronic devices that are contributing to a global epidemic. An average person spends 2-4 hours per day with their head tilted…Read More
Selective Functional Movement Assessment
What is the Selective Functional Movement Assessment? The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) is a clinical assessment tool. It is used to determine a movement diagnosis for those who experience pain. A movement diagnosis is different from a typical medical diagnosis because it focuses on movement. Here at Symmetry Physical Therapy, we are able to…Read More
Running Tips & Tricks
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. We will briefly discuss how to address the run from your running form, injury prevention, and general nutrition. Here are…Read More
The Benefits of Massage Therapy
How Massage Therapy Can Benefit Your Mental and Physical Health The benefits of massage can be an integral component in your self-care. When was the last time you had a massage? A massage is usually reserved for special occasions. Despite how great we feel, most of us don’t think about getting another massage until our…Read More
The most commonly seen running injuries are in the feet and knees. These overuse injuries can almost always be corrected with physical therapy. These injuries occur due to muscular imbalances and poor biomechanics that have developed due to repetitive incorrect motion. We are equipped to perform a running analysis to help treat and prevent running…Read More
What’s New At Symmetry Physical Therapy?
Symmetry Physical Therapy is growing! We have decided to expand Symmetry Physical Therapy! Our patient list is growing and so are we. So what does this mean for your current physical therapy sessions? Our physical therapists will continue to provide dedicated one-on-one physical therapy care. We are very excited about this growth. As a result,…Read More
Back Pain: Why is it important to receive early physical therapy?
Intro to Back Pain Say you decide to play a friendly game of tennis with a friend after work and you tweak your back. Or even you go to pick up your four year old grandson and something just doesn’t feel right in your low back after words. Back pain can be extremely painful and…Read More
The Diaphragm and Lower 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 the body to treat. Recent literature has keyed in on breathing patterns and diaphragm dysfunction as a factor contributing to lower…Read More