Congratulations to Masha Katz on recent C2 Certification (Advanced Schroth)

Congratulations to Masha Katz on her recent C2 Certification in Advanced Schroth Method.    Masha Katz is now a C2 Advanced Schroth Certified Scoliosis Therapist (BSPTS).   At right, Masha (holding Certificate) with instructor, Amy Sbihli, BSPTS Instructor. ADVANCED 3 – D TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS (C2) The BSPTS program teaches 3-D scoliosis treatment according to the principles of Katherina and … Continue reading Congratulations to Masha Katz on recent C2 Certification (Advanced Schroth)

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Patient update – Scoliosis patient curve dramatically reduced

Patient update: This is an 11 year old girl — a patient of Bright STAR; she was very very dedicated and has received incredible results. The picture here shows 3 months of Physical Therapy using the Schroth Method at Bright STAR Physical Therapy. Her doctor was very pleased and so are we! Scoliosis is described as … Continue reading Patient update – Scoliosis patient curve dramatically reduced

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Come get the Cupping Treatment at Bright STAR Physical Therapy

Come get your Olympic Treatment at Bright STAR Physical Therapy — we’re talking about Cupping Therapy – and Michael Phelps Swears By It. You may have noticed the round, dark circles on the bodies of swimmer Michael Phelps and gymnast along with other athletic competitors. It’s created by a form of physical therapy called cupping therapy.

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Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physical therapists are health care professionals offering cost-effective treatment that improves mobility, relieves pain, reduces the need for surgery and drugs and allows patients to participate in a therapy plan designed for their specific needs. Improve Mobility & Motion Physical therapists understand anatomy & are experts in improving mobility and range of motion. Painless movement … Continue reading Benefits of Physical Therapy

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Scoliosis is much more common than you may think

Scoliosis doesn’t discriminate either — there are many famous people with Scoliosis — we list just a few below.   We did however; notice that most of them are female.   We don’t know if this is because females are much more likely to have Scoliosis or they’re more willing to share their battles in public. … Continue reading Scoliosis is much more common than you may think

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BrightSTAR Physical Therapy in Woodland Hills, CA

Woodland Hills Physical Therapy Building

Bright STAR Physical Therapy has a new location in Woodland Hills now – the new location is bigger & brighter with an expanded therapy center as well as a dedicated Schroth Physical Therapy section. There is plenty of free parking available. Come in and visit us.  See below for our new location gallery. Here is our new … Continue reading BrightSTAR Physical Therapy in Woodland Hills, CA

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Trigger Point Therapy

Many times you will hear a Bright STAR Physical Therapist talk about doing a “trigger point release” or a certain patient having multiple “trigger points”. Which leads us to the question of what exactly is a trigger point? To understand trigger point we must first understand that every muscle, organ, nerve and blood vessel are … Continue reading Trigger Point Therapy

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Scoliosis: Early Detection, Early Correction

  June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Early Detection, Early Correction. Identify the symptoms of Scoliosis and seek early treatment.    The curve progression can be halted or reduced if caught early in children.  See the visual for possible indications of Scoliosis.   The Schroth Method and physical therapy can also reduce many other symptoms of … Continue reading Scoliosis: Early Detection, Early Correction

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10 Symptoms Expressed by Scoliosis Patients

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. What does it feel like to have Scoliosis? If you have Scoliosis or know somebody that does, please feel free to post your comments about it here. There is actually a lot more than just 10 — here are 10 of the most common.   We’d like to hear … Continue reading 10 Symptoms Expressed by Scoliosis Patients

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