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…


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…


THE EMOTIONS BEHIND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

There are more than 50 million of Americans living with Autoimmune diseases like Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and Multiple sclerosis. These chronic illnesses can pose challenges to the individuals living with the diagnoses. Often, patients may feel that they are alone grappling with the physical and emotional issues that these diseases present.  They may Read More…


Fighting Obesity By Staying Active

The month of February was all about emphasizing the importance of heart health, preventing heart disease and maintaining good lifestyle factors. Physical activity for both kids and adults is very important and has many benefits – one of which is preventing obesity. Here is more information about this important topic along with some tips on Read More…


Wonder Woman

When I was a child, I watched Linda Carter on TV transform into Wonder Woman. I was mesmerized by her long, dark hair, her gold belt, lasso, and fabulous outfit.  As a young impressionable girl, I found an inspiring heroine who was strong and fierce and could save the world. The Everyday Wonder Woman I Read More…