The Core Health Blog

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

Above all, Core Health is determined to help you achieve optimal health at all times. Although our work is mostly in the doctor’s office, we can help at home with this health blog. We offer tips, homeopathic ways to heal, and other ideas to consider. Our staff stands by these treatments and blog posts to help you heal. Welcome to Core Health’s health and wellness blog.

Fish Oil Reduces Pain

Fish Oil Reduces Pain

Fish oil is a natural compound that reduces pain. Core Health believes this supplement is a need. The human body detests pain. Its natural response to pain is anti-inflammatory agents. Although they work, they can cause side effects like gastric ulceration. However,...

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Neck Stretches to Reduce Pain in the Neck

Neck Stretches to Reduce Pain in the Neck

Dr. Jason Balthaser demonstrates neck stretches to alleviate pain, and to reduce tight muscles/spasm. Although it may seem odd, neck workouts can help soothe pain from your shoulders and head. Because it is a muscle, your neck needs to be worked out, and stretched....

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The Magic of Magnesium

The Magic of Magnesium

Presently, magnesium supplements are everywhere, but why should you need one? For those who may not know, magnesium is crucial for the human body. Basically, it is a nutrient that your body needs for nerve function, making protein, and many other things. Core Health...

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Hip and Pelvic Floor Dynamic Core Stability

Hip and Pelvic Floor Dynamic Core Stability

Dr. Jason Balthaser is here with a great exercise for any athlete that utilizes hip movement to decrease hip, low back/pelvic pain, and to improve mobility in the hips. Generally, hip movement exercises will need more space than other stretches. Before we get into the...

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What is Toxic Shock?

What is Toxic Shock?

Although it sounds dangerous, toxic shock happens from a chiropractic adjustment. Core Health Berks is here to explain exactly what it is. Chiropractic care is one of the best non-invasive practices to have done to you. It is safe, natural, and effective. One of the...

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Core Health Berks Loves Sensory Santa

Core Health Berks Loves Sensory Santa

Sensory Santa brings the joy to children of cognitive, physical, or emotional needs. For those who were not able to attend, Sensory Santa visited Core Health Chiropractic on December 7th, 2019. Last year, we had brought this event to our offices and it was a hit. So,...

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What is Toxic Shock?

What is Toxic Shock?

Although it sounds dangerous, toxic shock happens from a chiropractic adjustment. Core Health Berks is here to explain exactly what it is. Chiropractic care is one of the best non-invasive practices to have done to you. It is safe, natural, and effective. One of the...

Core Health Berks Loves Sensory Santa

Core Health Berks Loves Sensory Santa

Sensory Santa brings the joy to children of cognitive, physical, or emotional needs. For those who were not able to attend, Sensory Santa visited Core Health Chiropractic on December 7th, 2019. Last year, we had brought this event to our offices and it was a hit. So,...

Lower Back Stretches for Pain Relief

Lower Back Stretches for Pain Relief

If you're experiencing lower back pain or discomfort Core Health believes in taking a moment to stretch. We know back pain can come from stress on the lower back. It can come from sitting awkward in your work chair. How can you combat the pain? Of course, we want...

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...

Posture and Why It’s Important to Your Wellness

Posture and Why It’s Important to Your Wellness

When you have a healthy posture, your head and body are well balanced. When you suffer from forward posture, you can add 10 pounds or more of pressure to your spinal cord, causing negative results to the rest of your body.

Understanding the Healing Power of Chiropractic Adjustments

Understanding the Healing Power of Chiropractic Adjustments

What is a chiropractic adjustment, and how can it heal the body? A chiropractic adjustment typically involves a specific force applied to a vertebra aimed at correcting spinal subluxations. The goal of adjusting the spine is to restore proper motion, improve spinal...

One Small Step: Short Exercises You Can Do to Alleviate Sitting Strain

One Small Step: Short Exercises You Can Do to Alleviate Sitting Strain

https://youtu.be/eWrx_bdPCzg   While sitting can certainly be relaxing, prolonged sitting (even with good posture!) can cause pain and exacerbate ADHD symptoms. Chances are that all you need is a little exercise—but who has time for that in a busy day? Actually,...

Don’t Be Salty: Aging Effects of Sodium and Obesity

Don’t Be Salty: Aging Effects of Sodium and Obesity

Have an overweight teenager who loves chips? Fast food? You may want to consider this study conducted by the Medical College of Georgia (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25869605), which showed a strong connection between sodium and early aging effects on...

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Dr. Jason Balthaser demonstrates specific dynamic neuro-stabilization pelvic floor exercises for pregnancy, post-pregnancy, disc herniations, lumbar stability and mobility. We know how difficult it can be to get back into working out after a pregnancy. Whenever you...

Runner’s Hip Mobility and Pelvic Stability

Runner’s Hip Mobility and Pelvic Stability

Dr. Jason Balthaser demonstrates primary hip and lumbar spine stabilizing exercises to promote stability while running, walking, and standing throughout the day. Hip mobility and pelvic stability are crucial for range of motion especially for runners. Before a run or...

Help Us Stock Shelves for Spike’s Pet Pantry

Help Us Stock Shelves for Spike’s Pet Pantry

Core Health Berks has teamed up with Spike's Pet Pantry to help keep our pets full. We will be taking donations the month of March. It's a great day for a great day, and we can make it even better for our furry friends all over Berks County. Presently, we are taking...

Lower Abdominal Exercise Wall-Bug

Lower Abdominal Exercise Wall-Bug

Dr. Jason is here to show you the wall-bug exercise to promote abdominal strength and lumbar support. Core Health Berks is here with another great ab workout for you to try in your free time. Undeniably, this may be our favorite. That's right, we're talking about the...