Category Archives: Treatment

What If Physical Therapy Didn’t Work For Me?

While our goal at Symmetry is that every patient leaves the clinic after treatment feeling better, we know that in some cases, individuals are on the fence about making an appointment because they have had a bad experience with PT in … Continue reading

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Free Concussion Screenings August 20 & 24

The statistics on concussions are troubling: * In the U.S. alone, the CDC estimates that between 1.6 and 3.8 million concussions occur each year. * One in five high school athletes will sustain a concussion during a sports season. * Only 5-10% of … Continue reading

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Should You “Push Through The Pain”?

“You’re fine”. “Pain is your friend”. “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning”. We’ve been hearing it all our lives, in different ways: push through the pain. But is that a good idea? Pain is an indicator that … Continue reading

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Four Important Things To Know About Concussions

Concussions are getting much more media attention. What do you need to know about these types of head injuries?   1) A concussion does not necessarily always involve a loss of consciousness or a direct blow to the head. Concussions are … Continue reading

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New Insight Regarding Exercise Recommendations for Osteoporosis Management

Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass are highly prevalent conditions for American adults. In June of 2014, the National Osteoporosis Foundation published an excerpt from an article in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research that estimates that over 54 million … Continue reading

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FAQ: The Logistics of Initiating Physical Therapy

Symmetry often gets asked how a patient can go about initiating Physical Therapy.  Here is a brief rundown of the way things currently work in Texas… In Texas as of this writing, seeing a Physical Therapist for an Evaluation or … Continue reading

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A Physical Therapist’s Reflections on Knee Surgery

Having been an orthopedic PT for 15 years and treating many, many patients with knee injuries, I knew exactly what had happened when my leg buckled during a soccer game last November. Indeed, an MRI confirmed that I had torn … Continue reading

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