Neal O'Neal, PT
Neal is a member of the teaching faculty for ANS Balance and teaches manual therapy classes which can be found at ANSBalancehrv.com
Neal O'Neal graduated from University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Continuing his educational development, Neal trained in The Makenzie Approach, Foot/Ankle Biomechanics and Upper Extremity Biomechanics. A focus on Golf Biomechanics training took Neal to volunteer his services at the LPGA Safeco Classic at Kent Meridian Golf Course. His continued focus on therapeutic development led him to The Washington Institute of Sports Medicine's Acceleration Training Program and Advanced Ergonomics, Inc.'s Pre-Employment Testing and Trainers program. At the latter, Neal specialized in cardiovascular screenings as applied to pre-employment tests. As a Site Instructor for Advanced Ergonomics, Inc., Neal trained many testing sites and performed work-site evaluations for Newcastle Brick, The US Army at Fort Lewis, and the Washington Teachers Union. Since 2000, Neal has trained extensively at The Jones Institute and The Ursa Foundation. Currently, Neal maintains a busy manual therapy practice in Redmond and Renton, Washington, is an instructor with The Ursa Educational Institute for Manual Therapy and ANS Balance. He also works with BioforceHRV in developing the use of Heart Rate Variability as a research and treatment tool for Ursa Educational Institute for Manual Therapy. Neal is a past Director of Research for the Ursa Educational Institute for Manual Therapy, helped present and teach in Ghent, Belgium as part of the International Conference on Research in Osteopathic Medicine, and continues in Translational Research (turning current research into advanced treatment approaches and techniques) for ANS Balance, an Advanced Manual Therapy Educational Institute.
Neal's pursuit's are trail running, yoga, weight-lifting, and advancing the knowledge and understanding of human performance.