The At-Home Body Balance Fitness Guide

At Home Fitness Guide

Like never before, Americans and others throughout the world are being asked to do something that not many of us like to do: STAY HOME AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.  According to the New York Times, “at least 200 million people in 21 states, 47 counties, and 14 cities are being urged to stay home.” For many of us who like … Read More

A Message from Body Balance Physical Therapy

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As the concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  intensify, we thought it would be helpful to share what Body Balance Physical Therapy is or has been doing to make your therapy appointment as safe as possible.  WE are taking appropriate steps to guard against this and other potential illnesses. The first step we took was to educate our workforce … Read More

Tendinitis: When to See a Physical Therapist


When a sports season is in full swing, the last thing any athlete wants is an injury that will take them out of their game for weeks or even months. Some people experience more serious injuries such as sprains or tears, but the most common sports injury we see at our clinic is tendinitis. With an injury such as tendinitis, … Read More

Overcoming Muscle Weakness and Balance Problems

A common complaint that sends people to physical therapy is muscle weakness or lack of balance, which can greatly increase your risk of falling. The cause of these issues is often tied to events such as an extended hospital stay, injury, physical inactivity, or even a neurological condition such as stroke or Alzheimer’s disease. Why does my body have trouble … Read More

5 Great Core Exercises

Just like any building requires a strong foundation, our bodies require a strong, efficient core to let us move appropriately! Having a strong core is more than just having a six pack. Your core muscles include not only all four layers of the abdominal muscles, but also the glutes, small muscles along the spine (called local stabilizers), and even the … Read More

10 Easy and Effective Stretches

Muscles in the body that become too tight can cause a lot of pain! Sometimes a simple stretch can do the trick to give those muscles a good stretch and help them relax. Check out these stretches for muscles all over the body that are easy to do and can help alleviate your pain! 1. Piriformis Stretch The piriformis muscle … Read More

7 Ways To Thaw A Parkinson’s Freeze

Thawing a parkinsons freeze

Parkinson’s disease can have a challenging symptom called “freezing” which is a temporary, involuntary inability to move.  While quite frustrating, it can be overcome with some simple tricks to help resume mobility. 1.   MOVE A DIFFERENT BODY PART If your feet have frozen, move your arm by pointing to the ceiling or touching your head.  Then resume walking. 2. … Read More

Overcome Your Chronic Pain

Free from chronic pain

Are you tired of missing out on things you love because of your chronic pain?  Do you dread doing the simplest tasks?  Chronic pain is difficult to manage alone, and it interferes with nearly every aspect of your life, but it can be overcome with the proper training and exercises. At Body Balance Physical Therapy, we help patients find relief … Read More

Improve Balance, Reduce Falls With Physical Therapy

Reduce falling with physical therapy

 Age affects balance, which leads to a higher risk of falling and all the health issues related to it, according to a study at Harvard Medical School.  105 healthy people ages 18 to 80 were tested to determine how sensitive they were to certain kinds of motion.  Those age 40 or older had the most trouble passing a standard balance … Read More