Physician, Heal Thyself

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While I certainly am not a physician, this biblical proverb is resonating strongly with me at the moment.  I can add “practice what you preach” to that because recently I was guilty of “do as I say, not as I do.”  Now I’m paying the price. If I Had a Dollar… …for every time I… Read more »

Show Me Your Moves!

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Maintaining a variety of movement patterns can be a big factor in how we age. In his book, Athletic Body in Balance, Gray Cook describes functional movement as “the ability to simply move without restriction or limitation.” Developing Functional Movement From the moment we are born we are learning and developing functional movement patterns.  Fluid and efficient… Read more »

Support the Doctor Within (Stay Healthy Pt.3)

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“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. We are at our best when we give the doctor who resides within a chance to work.” Albert Schweitzer, M.D., Philosopher & Nobel Prize Winner My friend and colleague has a beautiful poster with this quote in the reception area of his office.  I have always loved… Read more »

Self Care In The Time of COVID

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It Takes A Pandemic I’ve notice the phrase “Now More Than Ever” (NMTE) showing up a lot these days, in advertising, on social media and in the news. Be Kind To Each Other NMTE, Wash Your Hands NMTE, Get a Good Night’s Sleep NMTE, Eat Healthy and Exercise NMTE, Take Care of Yourself NMTE, Manage… Read more »

Self Care for Seasonal Sinus Pain

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Spring in Northern Virginia is gorgeous, but seasonal allergies can be a real pain in the sinuses. Itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and a runny nose can wreck havoc on your sinuses and leave you feeling like your head is in a vice. So here are some of my favorite self care tips to help avoid seasonal sinus… Read more »