The Blog

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

Exercising and Being Active

Exercising and Being Active

Exercising and working out are as mainstream in today’s society as drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Everyone says they should, everyone tries to do it but many just do not hit that goal. We all know it’s important to drink 8 cups of water a day and we all know that...

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Placing Yourself First

Placing Yourself First

Self-love is an area that most of us do not even consider until at some point it might be too late to realize you have been void of it. There is nothing wrong with putting yourself first even though most in our society may feel it is a selfish thing to do. It’s not....

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There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

There are a lot of people out there who are still under the impression that the no calorie sweetener, sugar substitute, Splenda is actually better for you than other artificial sweeteners due to the fact that is ‘made from sugar’ but without the nutritional side...

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How to Support Your Child’s Nervous System

How to Support Your Child’s Nervous System

Neurodevelopmental disorders are a group of disorders in which the development of the central nervous system is disturbed. The nervous system plays a critical role in regulating the body. It delivers messages from the brain to the body and back. The nervous system...

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Understanding Your Child’s Immune System

Understanding Your Child’s Immune System

The immune system is such an incredibly powerhouse there should honestly be a superhero solely dedicated to it. And instead of directing focus on why many children have problems with their immune system (and we will touch base on this), let’s focus on how we can...

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Sinus Infections

Sinus Infections

Sinus infections. We have all had them, we still get them and at times, they can wage war against our body. There are so many options out there today ranging from natural remedies and over-the-counter medication to prescribed oral and nasal sprays. What is a sinus...

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What is Cupping Therapy?

What is Cupping Therapy?

If you tuned into the 2016 summer Olympic games and caught a glimpse of the sport of swimming, you may have noticed dark red circles on a few prominent athletes, namely Michael Phelps. This is cupping therapy and it was having its very own moment in the spotlight. The...

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses (WebMD). While not recognized as an official medical diagnosis, SPD is becoming more and more prevalent in...

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Global Performance Assessment

Global Performance Assessment

Have you ever had or known someone who keeps reinjuring the same old injury? That friend that rolls their ankle all the time, or the athlete that has multiple ACL tears? There is a reason why, even after tons of great rehab, that joint is not as strong as it once was....

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Baby Registry Must Haves: Breastfeeding Pillows

Baby Registry Must Haves: Breastfeeding Pillows

I live by the motto “fed baby is best”. That being said I am a strong advocate of breastfeeding. There are tons of brands and breastfeeding pillow models for sale depending on what you prefer. I personally used My Brest Friend Twin Sized Nursing Pillow with my twins....

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Baby Registry Must Haves: Swaddle Blanket

Baby Registry Must Haves: Swaddle Blanket

Team Swaddle Over Here! I know a lot of parents forgoes the swaddle early on because their baby wiggled free and became agitated. I am in support of swaddling for several reasons, mainly because a good swaddle equals more sleep. Little one’s have a startle reflex that...

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Hello Summer Festival Wrap-Up

Hello Summer Festival Wrap-Up

We celebrated our Ribbon Cutting this past weekend with our first annual Hello Summer Festival! After weeks upon weeks of rain and chilly spring weather, we finally had some sun. Saturday was the hottest and sunniest day ever, which I thought was so appropriate for...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Four Strategies to Make Seated Work Less Stressful on the Lower Back

Four Strategies to Make Seated Work Less Stressful on the Lower Back

It’s been said that sitting is the new smoking and quite frankly, we couldn’t agree more. As professionals we can correlate so much of what we see in our office to prolonged periods of sitting. Here are four proven strategies to help reduce low back issues if you...

What If You Don’t Need a Pelvic Exam?

What If You Don’t Need a Pelvic Exam?

What if you found out that yearly pelvic exam you dread, with all of its awkwardness and discomfort, was actually unnecessary? According to some physicians, the lack of benefits of this procedure may mean that you don’t need to go through this traumatic experience...

Bedtime Stories Make Better Readers

Bedtime Stories Make Better Readers

Do you remember asking a parent or grandparent to read you a bedtime story as a child? We all have our favorites, many of which span a variety of cultures and generations of storytelling. But did you know that reading to your child actually assists their early brain...

How is a Headache Like a Fire Alarm?

How is a Headache Like a Fire Alarm?

https://youtu.be/kKUp_vEZ3AM Your body can do some amazing things and a built-in warning system is one of the most important! We all have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in our homes to warn us of danger and allow us to take the necessary action to keep our...