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.

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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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...

Have You Tried Bioenergetic Testing?

Have You Tried Bioenergetic Testing?

Core Health is now offering bioenergetic testing to help gain a better understanding of your body. Gain insights into your body, what requires attention, and what remedies would be most useful in obtaining better health. Presently, we take the guesswork out of your...

Stretches for the Quarantine

Stretches for the Quarantine

Dr. Jason Balthaser demonstrates low back, upper back, and neck exercises or stretches for the quarantine. Although working in the office is low stress, you should not neglect your body. Core Health wants you to know that you should take some time to do stretches in...

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...