Why Try Myofascial Release?

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 If you haven’t gotten results, or you’ve even gotten worse from deep tissue massage treatments and neuromuscular therapy, try working with myofascial techniques. Tony is our expert for classic Myofascial Release after the famous Robert Ward coined the phrase in the late 1960’s. Balance Orlando therapists also on staff that are trained are Sondra and Flower and especially […]

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Massage or Bodywork

You know how a massage session usually goes? The therapist leaves you in the room by yourself, and you undress, then crawl between the sheets before they come back in and start the work. You can do that differently with our therapists: Book your massage as usual, but tell them you want a bodywork session. […]

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What’s the Balance Orlando Difference? We’re Definitely Not A Spa.

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You may have already read about the Balance Orlando difference, and how we target pain through medical massage and bodywork. And you may have heard us say “we’re not a spa” or “discover the difference!” But what actually makes us different from other places where you can get a massage? Let’s start with equipment: 1. ComfortCraft tables  Jim Craft is […]

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Lower Back Pain: Who Gets It And Why?

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Lower back pain is such a common affliction that, according to the NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), nearly 8 in 10 Americans are affected at some point in their lives. Along with acute or chronic pain, symptoms can include limited flexibility and range of motion, as well as an inability […]

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Shin Splints: Our Massage Therapist’s Take

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You know the basics about shin splints; now read up on Balance Orlando’s own Mimi Ravndal‘s best practices for alleviating pain and healing this common injury. Although you can get shin splints from one über-intense bout of exercise, they occur more often as a repetitive injury that continues over the course of several exercise sessions. Once […]

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