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.

Figure 4 – Piriformis Stretch

Figure 4 – Piriformis Stretch

Many of our clients struggle with hip and back related symptoms. Some have pain with activities and others notice tightness. There can be many causes to these symptoms, but whatever the cause most people have tightness in the hip rotators. This figure 4 stretch is a...

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Peeling Away The Layers

Peeling Away The Layers

My back is feeling better, but now I’m noticing that my legs feel tight. Or, my neck pain is improving, but now my shoulder hurts. Have you noticed one area getting better then immediately notice symptoms start up in another area? Well, you aren’t alone and this is...

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LOVE Your Bones: The Scoop on Osteoporosis

LOVE Your Bones: The Scoop on Osteoporosis

Over the years we have seen an increasing number of clients with osteoporosis, which is a disease that weakens the bones to a point where they break easily. The bones that are most commonly involved are the hips, spine and wrists. Osteoporosis is a silent disease and...

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Ice or Heat?

Ice or Heat?

Heat and ice can both be beneficial treatment options to help minimize pain and your discomforts at home. But many times our clients don’t know which option would be best for them. Over the years, we have found that some people do better with heat and others find...

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Franklin – Back Release

Franklin – Back Release

The Franklin Mini-Roll (blue nugget) is a very effective self-treatment tool and one of our favorites. It is a great tool to use along your spine, but in the mid-back your body tends to arch over it rather than sinking onto it. By supporting your legs on a chair and...

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TMD Joint Stretch

TMD Joint Stretch

Many of our clients struggle with Temporomandibular (TMD) Joint related symptoms. Some have tightness and others suffer with headaches or jaw popping. Even though there may not be one particular cause most of our clients symptoms are similar. If you are struggling...

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Hamstring Stretch: 3-Ways to Ease Tightness

Hamstring Stretch: 3-Ways to Ease Tightness

The muscles along the back of the thigh, our hamstrings, are common areas of tightness for many of our clients. It is very important to create length and eliminate restriction in this area, but they can be a difficult area to get results due to other contributing...

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Foam Rolling – Getting The Best Results

Foam Rolling – Getting The Best Results

Are you sore, stiff, or tight? We understand what you are feeling and many times will recommend foam rolling to ease muscular soreness, reduce muscular tension and eliminate myofascial tightness. You may be saying, “I’ve tried foam rolling in the past and didn’t find...

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Foam Roller – Anterior Pelvis

Foam Roller – Anterior Pelvis

Many of our clients struggle with the effects of fascial restrictions in their lower abdomen. They present with a myriad of ailments including low back pain, painful periods, headaches, digestive discomforts, scar tissue adhesions after surgery, pelvic floor...

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