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.

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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Safe Gardening Tips

The weather is warming up and many of our clients have started spring clean-up in their yards and gardens. They have been cleaning out last falls leaves, digging, lifting, raking, bending and pulling. Unfortunately we are seeing many of these people in the clinic...

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Ticked Off: Lyme and Lymphatic Drainage

Have you been diagnosed or know someone that is struggling with Lyme Disease? We are entering the start of tick season and Lyme disease is on the rise. Over the past year I have seen an increased number of clients that have been diagnosed. While some of these clients...

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I’m Ready to Learn How Not to React!

When you feel pain in your body how do you react? What happens within your body? How many times have you become frustrated with someone or angered because something isn’t getting done? All of us experience physical discomfort at times in our life and are triggered by...

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CranioCradle for the Back

DO NOT USE if you have osteoporosis, osteopenia, or a fracture. If in question, always check with your medical provider to make sure that these exercises are appropriate for you. When using the CranioCradle you should NEVER feel a sharp or intense pain. Any self-care...

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Travel Doesn’t Have To Be A Pain

Have you been stuck in one position for hours while travelling? Do you end up stiff and sore while in the car or on a plane? Incorporating myofascial release while travelling can greatly minimize your travel discomforts. All you will need is the chair you are sitting...

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Do the Penguin Walk!

You don't see penguins slip and fall on the ice, but this time of year many of our clients take nasty falls resulting in bruises, pain, and possibly fractured bones. We want to help you stay healthy, avoid a fall and possible injuries. In order to do that we all need...

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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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