The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

The Importance of Balance

One of our senior citizens greatest concerns is the fear of falling and suffering a hip fracture or other mobility reducing injury. The prevalence of falls in the elderly is due to a loss of muscle strength and body proprioception (sense of balance). As we age, most of us realize that we are... Continue Reading

Diversity and Play in Childhood Sport

Is your son or daughter a budding soccer/hockey/baseball/tennis (insert sport name here) star at the tender age of 5?  Have you enrolled him or her in a series of year long training camps hoping to set them up for a career in high level sports?  Is the need to make sure that the child has... Continue Reading

Text neck-what it is and how to prevent it

Text neck, it's a thing. What is it? Text Neck is pain, damage or discomfort in the neck and upper back as the result of looking down too long at a cell phone or other electronic device. Like any other over use syndrome, text neck occurs because a sustained demand is placed on muscles and joints... Continue Reading

Posture – the foundation of good structural health

Good posture can be undervalued when considering health and fitness goals and yet it is the foundation of good health! As important as eating right, exercising daily and getting a good night’s rest is, without good posture, your body will constantly be working at sub-optimal levels to... Continue Reading

The BEST Core Exercise

New year, new you! This month, as we all make an increased effort to move and feel better, it is important to start with a strong foundation. So whether you have just signed up for a new yoga class, or hitting the gym a little harder than usual, a key ingredient for success starts with proper core... Continue Reading

Why the Elusive Six-pack Abs are Not Essential to a Strong Core

When it comes to the topic of core strength, I tend to get very different reactions about what constitutes "the core" and how to properly train a strong core. As a chiropractor, this topic is near and dear to my heart. A majority of injuries I see in my practice stem from a poorly engaged... Continue Reading
Nicole Barry Chiropractor

Meet Chiropractor Dr. Nicole Barry

  Thomas Edison was a man that could think outside the box. His ingenuity quite famously brought us the light-bulb that we have all come to appreciate and probably couldn’t live without. He also understood the principle that health comes from within. The human body is... Continue Reading