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.


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...

July 22, 2019

I was treated at Balanced Fitness & Health after I slipped and fell on wet tile floors at work, hurting my elbow and ribs. I was impressed from the start.

The right PT/OT treatment is critical in work comp rehab. Learn how to assess your work comp rehab program to make sure you're giving employees the best care.

January 31, 2019

After experiencing a low back injury, I had a pretty painful muscle strain and wasn’t sure if I’d be able to do my work or cut wood at home with the chainsaw. I did 12 weeks of Worker’s Compensation rehabilitation with a physical therapy clinic that was a waste of time...

April 17, 2018

Here’s how it starts: Someone gets injured on the job. They go to the doctor’s office and receive an opioid prescription to help with the pain (e.g

Balanced Fitness and Health is a cash-based clinic. The reason for this is it allows us to provide better care to our patients while saving the patient time and money. However, there are some misunderstandings on how cash-based care differs from insurance-based, so I t...

Having trouble getting your injury prevention activities to stick? Time and again, we hear how internal attempts at injury prevention programs go by the wayside. With a little bit of effort and the involvement of a qualified therapist, these programs could reap huge be...

Workers' Comp costs for RSIs equal $20 billion/year. For this and other reasons, Balanced Fitness & Health focuses on injury prevention solutions to save money, lost work time and enhance productivity and health.

March 11, 2016

I have known Melissa for over ten years and have utilized her for occupational therapy, work conditioning and functional capacity evaluations. I am very pleased to continue working with Melissa in her new endeavor, and I will continue to benefit from the quality and ex...

February 19, 2016

I’ve had over 10 surgeries and have worked with many therapists during the rehab of these injuries. The job I have is very physical, with heavy lifting and wrenching. Melissa is the first one to do a thorough assessment. She listened and helped me build muscle and work...

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