How to use the Backhealer ball

10 steps to relieve back pain MASSAGEMOBILZE 1. BLACK BALL FIRST on the belly, front of hips, low back, neck, and fronts and backs of legs. Using the ball on our belly targets the psoas and tranverse abdominus muscles…

Appointment Policies

Our goal is to provide quality physical therapy and classes in a timely manner. As we are a small business; space and time is limited. In order to provide excellent service and access to appointments the Backhealer has had to…


Back pain interview with Dr. Cory Holly

Dr. Cory Holly is the Founder & President of the Cory Holly Institute (CHI). Dr. Holly completed his Doctor of Naturopathy degree at Clayton College of Natural Health in 1992. He studied exercise physiologyand biochemistry at Western…


Stress poisons you

A friend just had 3 heart attacks in one week! This woman (50 years old) exercised vigorously and ate an extremely healthy diet. Can you guess what caused the heart attacks? It was stress that nearly killed…


Common back pain diagnosis

ACUTE - first injury has occurred within the last 3 months and is NOT a recurring injury Spinal Injury vs. Muscle Spasm Spinal injuries involve changes in bone structure or soft-tissue consistency: fractured vertebrae, degenerating discs, torn…


Why Back Pain?

When we experience pain, stress, trauma, fear, conflict, etc. the body responds by increasing the hormones adrenalin and cortisol. These hormones increase heart rate, respiration, and muscle tone, among other things.  This response is called “the fight…

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It is imperative that you discuss all self care practices with your doctors, physical therapists, and healthcare professionals. This is in your best interest as it ensures safety and cohesiveness in your health programs.

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Pelvic wall – 1st muscles to contract when inhaling