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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Core Stability: Why is it Important?

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Your core is the centerpiece of your body; Your core is a connection point for all limbs of the body. Also, your core is the area where all motion and energy are transmitted to other parts of the body. Core stability is thought of as the trunks ability to move on the pelvis in such…

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Weak Glutes & Glute Med

Do you have weak glutes? The glute med is an abductor of the leg – meaning it functions to move your leg away from the midline of your body. In running and walking, it works to stabilize the pelvis on the opposite side. This is why standing on one leg and looking for that opposite…

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Proximal Stability for Distal Mobility

“Proximal stability for distal mobility.” You might be wondering what on earth that means. Well, it’s a pretty important concept and one that we are huge proponents of at Symmetry Physical Therapy in Downtown Miami. This phrase basically means that in order to have proper functioning and mobility in distal structures – like our legs…

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There’s A Right And Wrong Way To Sit

What’s the deal with sitting? We all sit too much, plain and simple. Whether you’re a student in lectures all day or in the workforce at a desk job, chances are, you’re sitting the majority of the day. It may seem silly, but how you sit can have a lot to do with pesky muscle…

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