Lower Pelvic Issues Can Cause Back Pain

Sometimes back pain can be caused by issues in the lower pelvic region.  The sacroiliac joint (or SI joint)  is located at the base of your spine and transmits all the forces of the lower body to the pelvis (hips) and lower back. Inflammation and mobility issues in the SI joint and pelvic girdle can cause lower back pain that … Read More

What Is Causing Your Pain?

Pain is a signal that there is an  IMBALANCE in your body.  The brain is telling you that something is wrong.  Physical therapy works to correct the underlying dysfunctions, thereby allowing your body to be pain free using a method that is much safer than taking pain killers and less costly than surgery. Muscular, joint, and fascial restrictions and pain … 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