Recovery Services


Recovery is a key component of performance. Whether your body needs a tune up, or some serious TLC we are here for you.

Recovery sessions focus on improving circulation and oxygenation, decreasing inflammation and swelling, reducing lactic acid accumulation, decreasing areas of muscle tightness or spasms, and improving recovery time. We offer active, passive, and hybrid recovery sessions.


Recovery Sessions

Active

Light, non-taxing movements to promote circulation and active muscle healing. An active recovery session will include therapist guided gentle mobility movements to address sore and stiff areas without causing additional strain on muscles or joints.

Passive

Rest, relax, and recovery. We use all our therapeutic tools to reduce recovery time by promoting circulation and alleviating the body of muscle soreness.

Hybrid

The best of both worlds. Our therapists guide you through some active recovery movements that can be easily replicated at home for continued maintenance. Then, we incorporate some passive recovery services to leave your body feeling refreshed and renewed.

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Compression therapy is a leading tool for recovery. Intermittent pneumatic pulsed compression improves muscle tissue oxygenation concentration, circulation, metabolite clearance, and allows for improved recovery times. Plus, it feels great!

Therapeutic Tools

We have MANY tools to assist in recovery. Our therapists incorporate manual skills, joint mobilizations, instrument assisted tissue release work, scrapping, cupping, electrical stimulation, compression boots, ultrasound, theragun, paraffin, and many more modalities into recovery sessions.

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Therapeutic Effects of Cupping Therapy

Decrease pain

Reduce muscle tone and tension

Break adhesions

Lift connective tissue

Facilitate with blood flow and healing

Increase Oxygenation 

Electrical Stimulation (TENS)

E-stim is a great way to calm an overactive neurological system. If the body is experiencing discomfort or pain, using electrical stimulation to relieve pain allows for a productive recovery session.

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Foam Rolling Session

The foam roller is a great tool to use before or after a workout or athletic event. During your foam rolling session, your therapist will teach you the proper technique for full body tissue release work.

Kinesio Taping

Facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability without restricting the body's range of motion.

>Kinesio Tape alleviates pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage by lifting the skin, increasing interstitial space, and allowing for a decrease in inflammation in the affected areas. Depending on the degree of stretch, tension, and direction the tape is applied K-Tape can:

  • Re-educate the neuromuscular system
  • Reduce pain and swelling
  • Promote circulation
  • Inhibit muscle spasms
  • Assist in postural correction
  • Facilitate inactive muscles

Proper taping methods extend the benefits of manual therapy patients receive in clinic.

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Common Modalities

  • Instrument Assisted Myofasical Release
  • Scrapping
  • Graston
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Deep Muscle Stimulation
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
  • TENS
  • Ultrasound or ultrasound combination
  • Cupping
  • Massage therapy
  • Stretching
  • Cryotherapy
  • Joint mobilizations

Ready to reach your movement goals? Check your benefits now!

About

Symmetry Physical Therapy is a privately owned one-on-one patient centered physical therapy clinic in Downtown Miami/Brickell. Every treatment is with the same Doctor of Physical Therapy for the entire hour. Symmetry’s specialized, dedicated, and passionate team of professionals are fully committed to each patient’s success.

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