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.

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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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5 Things I Learned from My Kid

5 Things I Learned from My Kid

Children are great learners and even better teachers. These little human beings are just that...human. They have their own ways of doing things, their own way of talking, playing, and even moving. You can learn a lot from interacting and even simply watching children....

Grab and Go

Grab and Go

Let’s face it, in today’s day and age, not many people have enough time to sit down and actually cook and enjoy a healthy breakfast. If your household is running around in the morning and watching the clock, grabbing something prepackaged or boxed up is more than...

Toxic Cookware

Toxic Cookware

You’re getting ready to cook a healthy meal for your family... You have all of the ingredients at hand, cooking tools along with the pots and pans you need for cooking perfection. But take a moment and step back. Do you really know how safe your pots and pans are to...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...