Workout Shoes & Your Body

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Why Your Shoes Can Make or Break Your Workout  Our shoes are how we interact with our world. And that means that the wear patterns on our shoes represent our movement patterns as well. As a physical therapist, it’s my job to determine what those patterns are. Shoes can sometimes help us move better, or…

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Running Analysis

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Intro to Running Analysis Distance running as a competitive and recreational sport has exponentially increased in popularity over the years. We have more people running than ever before. But, many runners have not received any specific coaching on how to run. It is very easy to simply put on your shoes and start running without…

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Why You Need Physical Therapy

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You should see a Physical Therapist for pain first! As soon as you begin to experience pain or discomfort in your body you should receive physical therapy. Imagine one day you are reaching into your cupboard and notice some pain in your shoulder, but no big deal! This achy pain should go away on its…

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Hip Mobility

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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…

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Early ACL Rehab Goals

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Early ACL Rehab Goals Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common knee injuries among athletes. It is estimated by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine that 150,000 ACL injuries occur each year. The majority of these injuries require surgical intervention to repair the ACL. A thorough rehabilitation plan of care following surgery…

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Bilateral Limb Deficit Phenomenon

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Bilateral Limb Deficit Blog Conventional training during the off-season typically consists of tracking progress through 1RM during exercises such as squats, bench press, and deadlift. These are all considered double limb exercises for stability. However, conventional double limb training methods fail to express the specific movement patterns required of most field sports. Most movements associated…

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What is the Core?

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What is the “CORE”?  The “core” receives a lot of publicity in today’s society and fitness world. However, there is a lot of confusion about what the term “core” really means. Despite popular belief, having strong and stable core muscles goes beyond having six pack abs. It is possible to have a visible six pack,…

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

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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…

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What’s New At Symmetry Physical Therapy?

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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,…

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