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  • Pilates: Twice Her Savior
    By Christine Romani-Ruby MPT, ATC | Article Featured on Pilates.com I met Mary Ann Brown when she came to me as a patient in physical therapy four years ago. She had been suffering Read more
  • Diastasis Recti Exercises | What Works?
    What exercises will work to close a Diastasis Recti or abdominal separation? Many commonly prescribed exercises (even a number of Pilates moves) will actually make a diastasis recti WORSE, so you Read more
  • 10 Ways to Ease Back Pain
    Article Featured on Everyday Health Nearly everyone suffers from some type of back pain at some point in their lives. But no matter when it appears or what may have caused it, Read more
  • How to Increase Your Metabolism
    Here’s a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It’s called your metabolism, and Read more
  • 6 Ways to Avoid Workout Injuries
    Pulled a muscle during your exercise routine? Too much muscle stress? Balance Massage & Fitness offers a wide variety of Massage Therapy classes in Hillsboro, Oregon. Check out our full Read more
  • 8-Minute Workout: Pilates for a Longer, Leaner Look
    This express Pilates workout will help you tone your core and improve your posture. By Jessica Cassity; Photos by Jason Todd | Article Featured on Fitness The Daily Routine Pilates does more than just Read more
  • Pilates and Yoga Can Help Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
    Exercise is a crucial component to optimally managing fibromyalgia symptoms. However, exercise as it is commonly prescribed, often results in a flare of pain, fatigue, poor sleep and low mood. Read more
  • Exercise Equivalents of Halloween Candy
    Article Featured on MensFitness Halloween weekend approaches, and with it, costume parties, girls in “tastefully seductive” costumes and bowls of tastily seductive treats in convenient single-serving packages. But don’t be fooled by words Read more
  • What Can Massage Therapy Do For Me?
    Generally, people use massage for either general relaxation and wellbeing, or to address a specific complaint, such as pain or limited range of motion. Research suggests massage therapy may contribute Read more
  • How does exercise help those with chronic insomnia?
    Chronic insomnia, defined as difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, awakening too early in the morning, or nonrestorative sleep, is the most common sleep disorder among adults. Though exercise has long Read more
  • 4 Massage Therapy Techniques for Car Accident Injuries
    Article Featured on Injury Physicians Massage therapy is one of the many treatment options for car accident injuries. There are numerous types of massage techniques that can help treat pain and other Read more
  • Sculpt Your Core With Kate Hudson's Pilates Workout
    Article & Photos Featured on Shape.com Celebrities are often the first to try the latest workout fads, but Kate Hudson is an (extremely fit) exception. The star has remained loyal to Read more
  • How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You’re Depressed
    Article Featured on LiveScience Numerous studies have identified exercise as a key factor in reducing depression symptoms. A recent study heightens the argument by finding that as compared to age, race, gender, body Read more
  • Everything You Will Ever Need to Know about Zumba
    Article Featured on FitDay If you haven’t heard of Zumba you have probably made a cozy home for yourself under a rock, but if you have and have still yet to try it, Read more
  • The 10-Minute Core-Blasting Pilates Workout Graphic!
    At first glance, a Pilates studio might look like a medieval torture chamber, with strange straps and metal springs hanging from the ceiling and padded platforms called “the Reformer.” In Read more
  • Massage Therapy to Relieve Headache Pain
    Article by Candice Reimholz | Featured on Athletico I recently returned back to work after maternity leave. At the end of my second day back, I was sitting at my desk, and I Read more

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