Natural Balance Therapy Resource Center

At NBT, we believe in educating you so you have a better understanding of your body, the treatment that you are receiving, and important ways to eliminate your pain at home. Take a moment to view our articles and self-treatment exercises that will help you on your path to well and an active and pain-free lifestyle.

Foam Roll – Anterior Chest

Do you spend a length of time during the day in a seated position? Does your body naturally want to go into a slouched position? Many of us have restrictions in the front of our trunk that are causing the soft tissue to shorten (i.e., compress). When this happens we...

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Sidelying Stretch

Do you feel scrunched on one side of your trunk? Does it feel like one leg is shorter than the other? Your body is struggling with restrictions that are causing the soft tissue to shorten (i.e., compression). When this is occurring in the body some of the things that...

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Taking the Clinic Home With You

For many of our clients, the clinic is a space that has a calming effect from the moment they walk in the door. In fact, we often hear from our clients that they can relax here more completely than anywhere else – and they’re not just talking about the effects of the...

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Going Beyond Treatment

Our clients come to NBT because they are struggling with pain and they just want to feel better. Many of our clients have seen multiple doctors, tried many treatment styles (chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy, massage), but just have not found relief. They...

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Hip Pain Slowing You Down?

Is hip or low back pain keeping you from enjoying your favorite activities this summer? Did you know that Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) can help your body repair and recover more quickly and effectively than traditional stretching? Here’s how it works: 1. AIS...

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Chasing Symptoms?

My low back hurts, so I treat it, but then my shoulder hurts, and then my neck. What’s going on? While not an exact quote, this describes the experience of many clients. Sometimes, a self-treatment session can feel like a game of tag, in which we treat and stretch and...

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4″ Ball Self-Care 101

The 4” ball is a simple and inexpensive self-treatment tool. It is effective for lengthening the tissue and relieving pain, tightness, trigger points and muscle spasms. We have found that the 4” ball has great versatility and to be universally effective just about...

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Hot – Sweaty – Dehydrated

Summer is right around the corner and with that comes hot, sticky and humid weather. We have already had some very hot days this year. Some of us can handle the hot weather better than others. Anyone may become dehydrated, but young children, older adults and people...

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MEET AMY…

Meet Amy, our fearless and funky leader, who made her dream a reality and brought NBT to life in 2003. She’s never met a challenge she didn’t face head-on, from motorcycling 1,000 miles in a single day to teaching herself the art of scrapbooking. Always on the lookout...

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Finding Your Breath

Being mindful and aware can help us reduce stress, improve our mental health, and help us find peace within our day. Every moment of the day our breath is moving in and out so it is one of the easiest places to bring mindfulness into the day. This technique can be...

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MEET JANE…

Who is NBT’s first point of contact and Amy’s office savior? That would be Jane, our administrative wizard! As a former client of Amy’s, Jane knows NBT inside and out and brings a wealth of knowledge, organization, and understanding to clients and therapists alike....

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MEET LINDA…

Who is NBT’s Resident Go-Getter and a devoted animal lover? That would be Linda, our advanced-level MFR therapist! A real doer who is always the first to lend a hand, Linda is motivated by her desire to care for others…humans and non-humans alike! In addition to...

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