DEALING WITH KNEE PAIN AS A PASSIONATE RUNNER

Fall is in full swing and the famous NYC marathon just took place! Watching all those courageous participants in that amazing race gave me goosebumps!  Witnessing those runners cross the finish line and achieve their goals made me start to think about my next big race in 2019, another half marathon. Next year, I want to Read More…


Rheumatology 101

WHAT IS RHEUMATOLOGY? For those who are not familiar with my specialty, a rheumatologist is an internist. Rheumatologistare are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of joints, muscles, and bones. Arthritis is a chronic disease that is characterized by acute and chronic inflammation. It can result in joint destruction, impaired mobility, and sometimes permanent disability. Autoimmune diseases, Read More…


World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day

Everyone knows how much I love the Color Purple! Purple is the color that represents Dignity Pride Independence Peace Creativity Power Ambition May 10 is World Lupus Day!! Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks various organs like the skin, kidneys, brain, lungs, heart and joints resulting in inflammation. Please join me in Read More…


The Basics of Joint Health

The Basics of Joint Health

Did you ever stop to think about the joints, bones and muscles in your body? Everyone talks about the heart and the lung systems, but every time we sit, stand up, walk, run, stretch, we use our musculoskeletal system. ┬áBefore we get into what Rheumatology is, let us get back to the basics of bone Read More…


Why Rheumatology?

My Childhood Fascination with the Human Body Since my childhood, I have always been fascinated by the power of the human body and the amazing things it can do. From the moment I stepped onto the ice for the first time and learned to figure skate, I quickly became aware of the amazing maneuvers my Read More…