17Sep 2019

By: Amy Montia, LMT. Acupressure is one of the many techniques in medical massage that may be helpful for pain relief. Let’s explore what acupressure is, how it feels, and who might benefit from it. Let’s also, compare it to some other similar techniques (specifically acupuncture, trigger point therapy, myofascial therapy, and shiatsu), and share […]

27Aug 2019

By: Samantha Wineke, Functional Medicine Health Coach. A successful, healthy diet is more about planning than it is about willpower. Even the most dedicated health enthusiasts can’t resist the urge to have a piece of candy once they are starving and their blood sugar has dropped. We repeat: It’s not about willpower, it’s about having […]

20Aug 2019

By Jeanine Robotti, Physical Therapist and Clinic Director. Causes, Symptoms, and Physical Therapy for Sciatica Sciatica, also referred to as lumbar radiculopathy, is a common term to describe several symptoms related to lumbar nerve root irritation. The most common symptom is pain radiating down the back of the thigh and into the lower leg. Low […]

13Aug 2019

Vestibular Therapy Specialist and Physical Therapist, Dr. Klaus Dobra, PT, DPT, CSCS, explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Vertigo and Vestibulopathy, by using Vestibular Therapy. Today in Physical Therapy, we will be exploring the fundamental differences between the two most common abnormalities of the vestibular system, how to differentiate them, and what a course […]

06Aug 2019

By: Michelle Miller, Clinical Nutritionist & Rachel Naar, Registered Dietitian We’ve all had a wound: a cut, scratch or scrape that breaks the skin. Most wounds on healthy people heal quickly when kept clean and free of infection, while other types of wounds are more serious and often require medical intervention. All wounds can benefit from using […]

30Jul 2019

By: Diana Fleeter, MS Candidate How Do People End Up With a Parasite Infection? Have you been told you have a parasite infection? Afraid of contracting a parasite? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans contract at least one type of parasite in their lifetime. Many realize they have it, and many do not, but catching […]

23Jul 2019
myofascial release in brooklyn ny

By: Dr. Michael Vanchieri, DC. Myofascial Release is a safe and effective treatment that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to alleviate pain and restore range of motion. Myofascial restrictions can be caused by trauma, inflammatory response, or surgical procedures. We’ll talk more about myofascial release but first, let’s talk […]

16Jul 2019
Nutrition for the Athlete in Brooklyn NY

By: Michelle Miller, Clinical Nutritionist & Rachel Naar, Registered Dietitian What to Eat and How to Eat It Carbohydrates Muscle glycogen is used the most rapidly during the first stages of exercise. And you guessed it, you’re going to need to make sure you’ve got an adequate supply. This is the only nutrient that can be used for […]