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Corporate and individual clients appreciate the innovative and cost-effective wellness services provided by Balanced Fitness & Health. See what clients are saying about our success performing corporate agility testing and providing pain relief and nutrition and rehab plans for individuals.

 

November 12, 2019

Do you sit at a desk for most of your day? Do you suffer from chronic headaches?

Posture can play a big part in this. While you are reading this, take a look at where your shoulders and neck are. Are they slumped forward? Are your ears over your shoulders? Most likely n...

A lot of people have been asking my how to make a veggie hash lately, so I figured I would share one of my favorites. This recipe is going as a side to my roast tonight but it is great left over for breakfast, lunch or supper. It is a versatile recipe that can be paire...

October is National Physical Therapy month. Here at Balanced Fitness and Health we offer a whole-body approach to Physical Therapy. The process includes these four steps:

  1. We will look at the whole body to find the source of the injury.

  2. Manual therapy helps cor...

This blustery winter has been hard on all of us, but I’m here to encourage you to keep moving and stay focused on your health and wellness goals! The snow and ice have opened up a lot of excuses to skip our workouts and eat comfort foods. But if we stay on track with c...

January 30, 2019

I was having different issues with my back and leg, and I thought I had to live with it. At several physical therapy places, it was the same routine to run me through the motions and get me out. At Balanced Fitness & Health, they treated me like an individual and actua...

How often do you hear this?

“How are you?”

The response: “Busy. Good, but busy.”

Well, I say this almost every time someone asks me how I am. To be honest, I’m tired of that response. I don’t want to be, “Good, but busy.” So, I will also tell you that I started a blog pos...

May 29, 2018

Are you on your feet all day? By the end of the day, are your legs, hips and back tired from standing? We recommend three easy tips and tricks related to shoes, posture and movement that will help you prevent this fatigue from turning into pain.

1. Find good shoes. This...

Soon, the farmer’s markets will be sprouting up in all the parks across town. With this in mind, I wanted to discuss the benefits of eating fresh, local and, when possible, organic produce.

Did you know that fresh produce starts to lose its nutrient value immediately af...

Hello! Well, we have almost made it to spring. AMEN!

In December, I presented a challenge to you all to join us for a January Whole 30—an elimination of all grains, sugar, legumes, dairy and soy. Essentially, it was a cleanse for our systems. Out with the sugar-filled,...

As many of you know, I have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). After having our third child in 2010, I was in excruciating pain. My hands were sore and swollen, every joint hurt to the touch and I could barely get up and down out of a chair. I was in severe pain. It hit me lik...

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