Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) occurs when a nerve within your ankle gets compressed. This can cause changes in your sensation, pain, or movement of the foot and ankle. It is commonly referred to as the carpal tunnel syndrome of the foot. Understanding more about this health condition can help you recover faster, get proper treatment,…

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Periodization for Peak Performance

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Periodization is the best for peak performance. All competitive athletes want to improve their in-season performance. However, off-season training leads to improvement in performance. Thankfully, there are several different approaches to strength training to allow for peak performance. Most paradigms involve some form of this training. The purpose is to maximize several different athletic qualities…

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Pilates for Low Back Pain

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Does Pilates Based Physical Therapy Help Reduce Low Back Pain?  Pilates is a form of exercise that shares many similarities with physical therapy. Pilates is based on several principles of movement including: breath, axial elongation and core control, spine articulation, organization of the head/neck/shoulders, alignment and weight bearing of the extremities, and movement integration. Utilizing…

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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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Virtual Physical Therapy with Team Symmetry

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What are E-visits? Symmetry Physical Therapy is now offering e-visits! E-visits are one-on-one virtual physical therapy sessions with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Each visit will be a full 1 hour session consisting of various treatment techniques tailored to your individualized plan of care. In addition, we will determine which physical therapist will be the…

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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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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 Plantar Fasciitis?

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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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Selective Functional Movement Assessment

Selective Functional Movement Assessment

What is the Selective Functional Movement Assessment? The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) is a clinical assessment tool. It is used to determine a movement diagnosis for those who experience pain. A movement diagnosis is different from a typical medical diagnosis because it focuses on movement.  Here at Symmetry Physical Therapy, we are able to…

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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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