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 Release?

What is Toxic Release?

Although it sounds dangerous, toxic release 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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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...

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...

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...

Beware of BPA! Negative Effects on Women and Children

Beware of BPA! Negative Effects on Women and Children

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a synthetic chemical used in plastics such as disposable food containers, reusable water bottles, and medical equipment. BPA is also found in the coating used on aluminum cans which means canned foods and drinks can also be a source of this...

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...

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...

What the Webster’s Technique Can do for You

What the Webster’s Technique Can do for You

Core Health Chiropractic has doctors on staff who practice the Webster's Technique, but what does that mean to you and your baby? Some of our clients are presently carrying a child who may still want an adjustment. Because of the weight and sensitive nature of the...

Stop Stress With These Tips

Stop Stress With These Tips

Stress can derail your mind, body, and soul. Core Health understands stress is unavoidable but we have tips to de-stress. Our chiropractors hear all the time from our patients about their stress. They often ask how can they find quick ways to de-stress. Although we do...

The Power of Probiotics

The Power of Probiotics

"Antibacterial" is a new hot word but there are certain bacterias needed to sustain life. Core Health is here to help you understand the power of probiotics. Probiotics are essential for your body and overall health. Basically, we like to think of them as beneficial...

Our Chiropractic Care Eases Extremities

Our Chiropractic Care Eases Extremities

Dr. Jason has completed a post-Doctorate specialization in extremities and rehab that can help you today. Undeniably, we have clients come and cannot believe all of our services. In general, people think chiropractors do alignments and help with the discomforts of the...