Self-Treat the Opposite

Self-Treat the Opposite

Just as we all have certain patterns of actions and positions as we go through our daily activities, our bodies will have patterns of how they respond to those actions and positions. For most of us, strain patterns and symptoms will tend to appear more regularly on...
A Balanced Pelvis – Why Is This Important?

A Balanced Pelvis – Why Is This Important?

In sessions at Natural Balance Therapy, you may have noticed that when we assess your structure at the beginning of a session, one of the first areas we check is at the hips, evaluating the position of the pelvis. But have you ever wondered why we do this? The answer...
Is It The Jaw?

Is It The Jaw?

Have you been experiencing frequent headaches, back and neck pain, dull aching facial pain, or popping in your jaw? Well, so have a number of our clients and we want you to know that you are not alone. Many of these symptoms may be related to a Temporomandibular...
I’m Off The Table: Now What?

I’m Off The Table: Now What?

We’ve all done it. When our myofascial release session is over, we bounce up off the treatment table and rush out the door to the next thing on our to-do list, whether we have to get back to work or run another errand or meet a friend for lunch. Before we know it, the...
What Are Your Treatment Goals?

What Are Your Treatment Goals?

Defining a goal for your treatment is an important part of the process at Natural Balance Therapy – right on the initial intake paperwork, we ask what you would like your progress to look like. From many clients, we see answers like ‘run x distance or duration without...
LETTING GO: TAKING OFF THE BRAKES

LETTING GO: TAKING OFF THE BRAKES

When you experience pain and trauma, whether physical or emotional, you react instantaneously, entering a state of fight, flight, or freeze as your sympathetic nervous system goes into overdrive. The freeze aspect is essentially where you “put on the brakes,” bracing...