DRY NEEDLING AND ACUPUNCTURE IN NEWPORT BEACH, CA
Balance Point Therapy is an integrative sports acupuncture therapeutic approach combining the Eastern philosophy of acupuncture and oriental medicine with the Western philosophy of board certified physical therapy services specializing in sports (SCS) and orthopedics (OCS) in order to restore ‘Balance’ and optimize healing potential.
Balance Point Therapy harnesses the bodies own healing potential in order to assist the human movement system in restoring normal homeostasis. It provides a sport-specific proactive, preventative and dynamic approach to restoring “Balance” within the body. EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE...
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Balance Point Therapy believes that any internal/ external imbalances/ stresses within our body's systems (circulatory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, urinary and integumentary) will lead to slower healing potentials and overall more compensatory manifestations.
"No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care"
— Theodore Roosevelt —
Balance Point Therapy Owner
Integrative Wellness Director
PT, DPT, LAc, DOM, SCS, OCS, ATC, CIDN, ART, CSCS, FMS, PES, CES, YES, FNS, NSCA-CPT
Ray began his employment with ProSport as a Physical Therapy Aide in 2002 while he attended the University of California, Irvine. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry he attended Chapman University where he received his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2006. Ray is board certified in Sports (SCS) and Orthopedics (OCS). He is also Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and Active Release (ART) practitioner. He was fortunate enough to rejoin the team at ProSport Physical Therapy as a physical therapist in 2007, where he is currently the Director of Integrative Wellness.
Ray has been certified in Integrative Dry Needling since 2012-13 after taking Dr. Ma's Foundational and Advanced courses. This specific training lead him to pursue a degree in Acupuncture and Herbal medicine in California in order to allow him to integrate the different levels of understanding treatment protocols of musculoskeletal and systemic pathology. LEARN MORE...
INTEGRATIVE SPORTS ACUPUNCTURE
ProSport Physical Therapy & Performance has partnered with Ray Roman & Balance Point Therapy to provide Integrative Sports Acupuncture. This treatment compliments physical therapy and has proven effective for athletes who are looking to decrease pain, increase ROM, improve neuromuscular activation and quicken recovery/healing times. LEARN MORE...
*Integrative Dry Needling Techniques by Dr. Ma has been shown to be very effective for any musculoskeletal injury. The ‘Art’ of IDN is based mainly on locating the most effective symptomatic trigger points, in order to have the most effective treatment. IDN is a very effective form of acupuncture.
Dynamic cupping improves micro-circulation, range of motion, flexibility & neuromuscular activation, while decreasing pain, spasm and muscular adhesions. WATCH A SLIDESHOW...
INTEGRATIVE SPORTS ACUPUNCTURE
RESTORE • REJUVENATE • REBUILD
ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES 'ART'
ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. LEARN MORE...
CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Herbal medicine has been shown to be effective in decreasing pain, stress, symptom manifestations in our body's 12 systems along with decreasing side effects of Western medication. LEARN MORE...
"The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food"
— Hippocrates —