EXPLORING FIBROMYALGIA

In 2017-2018, superstar Lady gaga opened up to the world about her struggle with rescheduling her concert tour dates due to widespread debilitating chronic pain and her Fibromyalgia diagnosis. She has continued to be courageous and raise awareness and connect with individuals living with this condition. Sometimes it is difficult to believe that this energetic Read More…


Benefits of Yoga

In addition to having positive effects on the mind, stress, sleep and mood, yoga can also benefit the musculoskeletal system. YOGA CAN -Strengthen the muscles supporting the joints. -Improve balance and physical function. -Increase bone strength. -Reduce joint stiffness. -Improve joint flexibility and range of joint motion. -Reduce pain by increasing the range of joint Read More…


BENEFITS OF SKATING

Winter is here and all the ice rinks are filled with seasoned and beginning skaters. Movies such as “The Cutting Edge”, “Ice Castles” and “Blades of Glory” have always held a special place in my heart. I get to enjoy NYC’s beauty by going to the rinks at Bryant Park, Brookfield Place, Chelsea Piers, The Read More…


MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH FIGURE SKATING

.I never knew that when I first stepped onto the ice at eight years old, that ice skating would forever play an important role in my life. Until I was in third grade, I had grown up in Queens. I had always been involved in ballet, tap and jazz. I loved the way I could Read More…


OSTEOPOROSIS BLOG

MY ACHING BONES! I can still remember the day I experienced my first real injury; I was about twelve years old.  It was another ordinary early morning at the ice rink.  I was running late for practice for an upcoming show and quickly got on the ice and started gliding.  It usually took me twenty Read More…


SYSTEMIC LUPUS EYTHEMATOSUS

SYSTEMIC LUPUS EYTHEMATOSUS Now that you have read my personal story on lupus. let’s talk about LUPUS symptoms, complications and possible treatments. Did you know that certain ethnic groups are affected more than other groups? African Americans, Afro-Caribbean, Hispanics, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders and Asian females are more likely to develop this disease Read More…