The Blog

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

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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Morning Ritual: Rocket Fuel Latte to Power My Day

Morning Ritual: Rocket Fuel Latte to Power My Day

Have you ever been rushing around with your kids to get to work on time and you forget to feed yourself a great breakfast? Oh good, me too! In my effort to streamline my morning, own and operate a business, have a great marriage, and do everything perfectly while...

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Baby Registry Must Haves: The NoseFrida

Baby Registry Must Haves: The NoseFrida

The NoseFrida is a Creative Product to Help with a Baby's Stuffy Nose This thing, this piece of beautiful blue plastic will be your best friend come your baby’s first stuffy nose. The thing about babies is that they can’t blow their noses, go figure. So when they get...

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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:...

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...

Modified Low Back Stretches

Modified Low Back Stretches

Modified low back stretches while seated will help stretch and relax your low back. Most pain from the low back comes from conditions affecting your lumbar spinal. For acute pain, we recommend a time-tested remedy, a stretch! Here at Core Health, the daily dose of...