running assessment

Why Am I Developing Running Injuries? Many of us have increased our frequency of running during this pandemic. Running “too much, too soon,” is one of the primary causes of injury. Runners will often experience overuse injuries because of the large amount of miles logged over the course of their training. Poor movement patterns can…

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physical therapy for athletes miami fl

Fact vs. Myth Written By: Dr. Nicole Willis, PT, DPT, SFMA-C Have you ever heard anyone say running is bad for your knees? Have you ever been told not to run in order to “save” or “protect” your knees from impact? Running is a sport that has gained a very poor reputation throughout the years…

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plantar fsciitis

The name “plantar fasciitis” implies inflammation of the plantar fascia. However, most cases are not necessarily inflammatory conditions. Plantar fasciitis can also be commonly misdiagnosed. It takes a licensed physical therapist  to examine the differential diagnoses and determine the root cause of the dysfunction.  What is the Plantar Fascia?  The plantar fascia is a long…

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prevent running injury

Running Injuries Athletes or even average active individuals will often experience a running injury. This is a result of high amounts of miles over the course of their training. Poor movement is a primary cause for injuries. It is important to understand proper running form. Improper running form may be caused by problems in strength,…

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running

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…

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running

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…

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