Some Thoughts About Choosing A New Car As We Age.

Did you know that the average American keeps their car roughly 6 years before getting a new one? As we grow older that becomes quite a lot of vehicles over a lifetime. As our bodies age we often need to make adjustments to our day to day lives…

Monkey Feet

In my final year of physical therapy school I was asked by fellow classmates to give a speech at the annual Virginia Physical Therapy Association’s student conclave, because I often took advantage of class presentations to talk about primates…

What to Know About MFD(-) Pressure Cupping.

Many manual therapy techniques you may have seen in physical therapy offices are compressive in nature. Myofascial decompression (MFD) cupping uses negative pressure to lift the skin up and obtain the opposite effect. In recent years, it has…

Tips for Starting a Wellness Program

One theme that keeps being reiterated during these uncertain times, whether it is on the news or being passed around on social media, is concern for health. So, what is health? Many people tend to respond to health in a more reactive manor…

Benefits of Pursuing Cycling

  Many say that you never forget how to ride a bike, so now would be a great opportunity to hop back on your two-wheeler and enjoy the copious amounts of health benefits that cycling has to offer. If you are someone who…

Healthy Brownie Alternative

Are you looking for a healthy dessert to share at your pool parties or cookouts this summer? Try out these delicious blackbean brownies. This recipe is flourless and is the perfect healthy alternative. This is a vegan friendly brownie that…

Superhero Pose Increases Confidence

If you’re a Grey’s Anatomy fan, then you probably remember the scene where Amelia Sheperd stands like a Superhero before going into the Operating Room to perform a major surgery on her mentor, Dr. Herman.  If you’ve never watched Grey’s…

How To Keep Your Kids Occupied During Quarantine

As a busy mom of 4 I have found myself losing patience with my children easily during quarantine. As much as I hate to admit it, I know that it’s not their fault, they are just incredibly bored. I have had to get very creative on how to keep…

Exercising with Your Dog

They say that dogs are a man’s best friend. However, it is 2020 and dogs have taken on a whole new role. They are also man’s best personal trainer! It is a well- known fact that physical activity and interaction with our pets release…