The Blog

Our wellness blog gives us the opportunity to regularly connect with you about our latest news, events, and healthy tips.

Understanding and Treating Autism through Chiropractic Care

Understanding and Treating Autism through Chiropractic Care

Autism receives a lot of attention these days, yet many may not understand exactly what it is or how it is diagnosed. Broadly speaking, autism is a neurodevelopment disorder with symptoms manifesting before the age of 3. Symptoms include difficulty interacting and...

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To Organic or Not to Organic

To Organic or Not to Organic

Even today with the word organic being in our faces time and time again, many people are still confused about it and seem to not understand why the costs for organic fruits and vegetables are so high. Organic produce is grown without the use of harmful pesticides and...

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Probiotics

Probiotics

Diarrhea is never fun and can truly be a pain in the you know where! However, recent studies show that you can help prevent infectious diarrhea by following a several guidelines. Coming into close contact with the infectious agent by utilizing proper hygiene is...

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Four Things Every Youth Athlete Should Know

Four Things Every Youth Athlete Should Know

The truth is when I actually started thinking about writing this article, I contemplated beginning with, “15 things every youth athlete should know.” Truth be told, who is going to remember all 15 points of reference? So, to the cutting room floor I went, and this is...

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3 Simple Pre-Workout Tips

3 Simple Pre-Workout Tips

Not too long ago while at the gym, I overheard a conversation between two people and I nearly had to bite my tongue to not interject and offer up my opinion. They were talking about warming up prior to their workout. Their discussion went something like this: Person...

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Early Intervention in Berks County

Early Intervention in Berks County

Every child is unique and develops at his or her own pace. However it is important to be aware of fundamental milestones that are foundations for higher level learning. As a parent, it is a challenge to keep up with milestones and know when it is necessary to seek...

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Do You Poop?

Do You Poop?

As a popular children’s book says in its title, “Everyone Poops”…well, mostly! Unfortunately almost everyone experiences some kind of constipation throughout their lives. A recent survey shows that 16 percent of Americans and a third of those older than 60 suffer from...

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Are You Sleeping with the Right Pillow?

Are You Sleeping with the Right Pillow?

Sleeping wrong seems to be an epidemic in our society, at least this is what I’m hearing from my patients. Most of whom, at some point during their care, come into the office with aches and pains correlated to sleeping wrong. Maybe you can relate? I’ve previously...

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5 Things I Learned from My Kid

5 Things I Learned from My Kid

Children are great learners and even better teachers. These little human beings are just that...human. They have their own ways of doing things, their own way of talking, playing, and even moving. You can learn a lot from interacting and even simply watching children....

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Grab and Go

Grab and Go

Let’s face it, in today’s day and age, not many people have enough time to sit down and actually cook and enjoy a healthy breakfast. If your household is running around in the morning and watching the clock, grabbing something prepackaged or boxed up is more than...

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Toxic Cookware

Toxic Cookware

You’re getting ready to cook a healthy meal for your family... You have all of the ingredients at hand, cooking tools along with the pots and pans you need for cooking perfection. But take a moment and step back. Do you really know how safe your pots and pans are to...

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Do Helmets Help? Preventing and Treating Infant Skull Deformation

Do Helmets Help? Preventing and Treating Infant Skull Deformation

Plagiocephaly (a flattened skull on one side) or Brachycephaly (symmetrical flattening) affects approximately 20% of infants, and has become more common since parents and doctors started reacting to SIDS risks by placing babies on their backs for extended periods of...

Modern Parenting Pitfalls

Modern Parenting Pitfalls

A symposium at the University of Notre Dame recently presented some interesting correlations between modern parenting behaviors and effects on brain and emotional development of their children. When compared with previous studies, some current modern parenting trends...

Exercise Makes a Healthy Mom and Baby

Exercise Makes a Healthy Mom and Baby

What kind of exercise, if any is safe for the expectant mom? With warnings and restrictions posted everywhere from airlines to amusement rides, moms-to-be aren't exactly motivated to put their baby's safety at risk in the name of exercise. The prevalence and ease of...

Can Chiropractic Care Eliminate Ear Infections?

Can Chiropractic Care Eliminate Ear Infections?

Acute otitis media, commonly known as ear infection, is so prevalent among preschool-aged children and younger, that it is considered the top reason parents bring their little ones to the doctor, as well as the top pediatric ailment receiving antibiotic treatment....

Chiropractic Care from Colic to Migraines

Chiropractic Care from Colic to Migraines

Do you have a colicky baby? Chiropractic colic care may help. Even though colic is relatively short-lived in infants aged six weeks to four months, the triple threat of frequent screaming and crying for three hours a day, three days a week, for at least three weeks by...

Health for Mom and Baby: Breastfeeding and Preventing ADHD

Health for Mom and Baby: Breastfeeding and Preventing ADHD

There are numerous benefits when it comes to breastfeeding your baby, and now due to recent studies, we may be able to add ADHD prevention to the list of reasons why you should. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is characterized by impulsivity,...

Migraines, Arteries, and Your Spine: What You Need to Know

Migraines, Arteries, and Your Spine: What You Need to Know

Migraineurs, or those who suffer from migraines, account for some 28 million people. While sufferers know the signs and triggers well, pain management and an ultimate cure often seem elusive. New research on the brain’s blood supply and its connection to the spine and...

Strategies for Preventing Lower Back Strain

Strategies for Preventing Lower Back Strain

Achy, tired back after a long day of typing or desk work? Don’t quit your job! Learn how preventing back pain may keep your spine healthy. You may be overlooking a simple solution: prevention. Following are some strategies based on Stuart McGill’s Low Back Disorders:...

Adaptive Chiro for Children with Sensory Needs

Adaptive Chiro for Children with Sensory Needs

You’ve already worked through the mass of articles, advice, and paperwork that came along with your child’s diagnosis with ADHD, ASD, LD, or the like. While that alone has been overwhelming, the choice for treatment may seem just as daunting. Have you considered...