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What is sciatica or sciatic pain?


February 12th, 2017Balance PT
What is sciatica and sciatic pain?

What is sciatica? Sciatica not even a real medical diagnosis! It’s a symptom of something else, which is the medical diagnosis. We hear: What is it? … How did I get it? … Why is this happening to me? … My life is ruined. … I can’t move. … I want to die. … Life… Read More

What is manual therapy?


February 11th, 2017Balance PT
What is manual therapy?

What is manual therapy? Manual therapy is the art and science of applying a force to another person’s body with your hands or with another part of your body, like your elbow or forearm. The force effects a change in the behavior or movement of a particular tissue.   For example, manual therapy could include a… Read More

Importance Of Your Personal Exercise Plan Development


January 26th, 2017Balance PT
Personal Exercise Plan

Personal Exercise Plan Co-Creation At Balance Physical Therapy, we co-create your personal exercise plan based on your physical needs, whether you’re finishing therapy or you’re looking to make a change in your fitness.   A personal exercise plan is an important part of your overall efforts to make a healthy change to your life. It… Read More

Hip Pain And Buttock Pain


January 12th, 2017Balance PT
Hip pain thorough examination

Hip Pain Hip and buttock pain is one of the most common diagnoses that we treat here at Balance Physical Therapy. Your hip does not function in isolation as a human being. We are bipedal organisms. That means we walk on two feet. What is the hip? The hip is a very large, very stable… Read More

What’s the difference between sprains and strains?


December 20th, 2016Balance PT
Sprains and strains

What’s the difference between sprains and strains? Sprains and strains: The difference between sprains and strains is the type of injured tissue. Sprains are injuries to ligaments. It’s a stretching or tearing sometimes. Strains, however, are injuries to either muscles or tendons. Depending on the severity of the strain, it may be a simple overstretch of the… Read More