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MY BACK HURTS!!

Have you ever woken up one morning and felt an ache in your back or felt a twinge in your back after a strenuous workout? One of the most common reasons why individuals come into the office is BACK PAIN. BASICS OF LOW BACK PAIN Low back pain is one of the leading causes for Read More…


Why Do I Feel So Weak?

On a daily basis, I have many individuals who present to my office not only complaining of muscle pain but also progressive muscle weakness which can be more serious.  I’ll never forget the time a middle age female slowly walked into my office complaining of profound muscle weakness and fatigue. She described this feeling of Read More…


OUCH… MY ACHING MUSCLES

I have many individuals presenting to my office for symptoms of muscle aches and muscle pain.  Sometimes, the muscle ache can be localized to a certain area or be diffused throughout one’s body such as in the neck, low back, biceps, arms, legs and thighs.  Some different causes of muscle pain include: Fibromyalgia (see prior blog Read More…


Knuckle Cracking Stress Relief

Sometimes people crack their knuckles to relieve stress. One of the most common and interesting questions I get asked when someone comes to see me is: Does knuckle cracking cause arthritis or raise the risk of osteoarthritis? Also, is knuckle cracking bad for you? Many adults and children do crack their knuckles as an accidental Read More…


RACE DAY PREP!

I am getting myself mentally and physically prepared as I gear up for the SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon. It is important that my body has the fuel with the proper foods and hydration during and after the race.  BRING ON THE CARBS!! It is crucial to load up on carbohydrates, veggies, fruits and some lean Read More…


The Theater

“ I regard the theater as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is like to be a human being.”- Oscar Wilde GETTING IN TOUCH WITH MY ARTISTIC SIDE I have always loved to act, sing and dance Read More…