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Tip/Thought of the Day

Shooting For The Moon

The east face of the Washington Monument looked astronomically different between 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and finally tonight. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, a 363-foot, life-sized rocket was projected onto the obelisk, according to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. The display depicted a… Continue reading Shooting For The Moon

Weight Loss

Is A “Keto” Diet Right For Everybody?

What are Ketogenic Diets? Many of my patients have been asking about a ketogenic diet. Is it safe? Would I recommend it? Despite the recent hype, a ketogenic diet is not something new. Russel Wilder first coined the phrase the "ketogenic diet" to treat epilepsy in 1921. For almost a decade, it enjoyed a place… Continue reading Is A “Keto” Diet Right For Everybody?

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Diagonal Extension Using A Resistance Band

We'll now start sharing exercises using resistance bands and door anchors. Utilizing a door anchor allows for a whole other array of exercises to be completed, that would otherwise require more complex machines or equipment. If you don't have an anchor, you can often still complete these exercises by tying off one end of the… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Diagonal Extension Using A Resistance Band

Tip/Thought of the Day

New Study Links Cancer Risks To Fruit Juice Consumption

It isn't startling news that several risk factors are linked to drinking soda. Those risk factors include diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and obesity, to name a few. Now a new study has discovered that the risk of cancer and breast tumors is the same for those that drink soda as it is for those that… Continue reading New Study Links Cancer Risks To Fruit Juice Consumption

Living With Chronic Pain

Dance Through Chronic Pain

Dance through the pain? That's ridiculous. when I can barely move, how can I possibly dance? There's nothing more important for those of us living with chronic pain than to stay physically active. But the pain itself, combined with the fear pain will come because of the movement (kinesiophobia) makes this difficult and sometimes feels… Continue reading Dance Through Chronic Pain