GOLF – How to Stay Injury Free

Does you back, shoulder or elbow have you screaming Fore!? You are not the only one whose play is effected as the result of a nagging injury or lack of flexibility. The good news is that FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center, your local neighborhood private practice, can help you with your injuries. The best golfers […]

Healthy Hydration During Outdoor Activities

As the weather heats up is it important to remember that our body needs to be hydrated to stay cool! When the body has a lack of proper water levels it experiences dehydration. This normally occurs when performing vigorous activities in hot weather, after vomiting or intense diarrhea as well as with intense sweating. Those […]

PLANTAR FASCIITIS – PREVENTION, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

ANATOMY OF PLANTAR FASCIITIS The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs along the sole from the heel to the ball of the foot. One of its main roles is to keep the bones and joints in position and enables us to push off from the ground. Bruising or overstretching this ligament […]

PHYSICAL THERAPY & HEADACHES

Headaches are a commonly reported symptom to general practitioners. Headaches have a variety of causes that range from serious to benign (not life threatening). To simplify things, headaches can be classified as either mechanically induced or non-mechanically induced. Mechanically induced headaches arise secondary to a neck problem. These individuals can either present with solely headaches […]

Athletic Performance & The McKenzie Method

“Sport is a series of repeated movements and/or sustained loads” MDT conference, Miami 2016. When the best athletes from around the world gather together to compete at the highest level of competition, people pay attention. The Olympics always seem to draw huge numbers of viewers that enjoy watching the best of the best compete. Inevitably, […]

Southington Therapy Groups Affiliates

Reprinted from the Bristol Press – by Brian Johnson on 09/28/2016 SOUTHINGTON – Physical Therapy Center of Southington and Physical Therapy Center of Bristol have affiliated with Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center. Owner Craig Zettergren says this association has given him expanded access to new technologies to help treat fall-risk patients. READ THE FULL STORY […]