sports physiotherapy miami fl

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 femoroacetabular 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…

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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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text neck

What is it and 5 exercises to help combat chronic neck pain   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 driving, reading, and watching TV. In…

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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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running

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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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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running

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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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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lbp

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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