Exercise

May 31, 2019
Five Ways To Avoid New Mom Backache

5 Ways To Avoid New Mom Backache

Consider the fact that parents may be lifting a 7-10 pound baby 50 times a day. By 12 months, your baby weighs approximately 17 pounds, and at 2 years, that child has become a 25-30 pound toddler. The repetitive lifting of your child may put you at risk for back problems. What’s a parent to do? Well, here are some simple tips that can help parents avoid some common aches […]
March 31, 2019

The 20-Second Exercise?

Is there really such thing as a twenty-second exercise? According to an article in the New York Times there is! Two new studies demonstrate that twenty-second interval-style training, if done multiple times a day, can be enough exercise to improve your health and fitness. The twenty-second exercise sessions model after high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) workouts. The premise is to perform high intensity challenging workouts for a short amount of time. […]
December 28, 2018

Holiday Stress Busting Exercises

Small doses of stress help us rise to challenges by making us more alert, focused, and energetic. However, trying to balance our personal and professional lives sometimes throws things out of sync and causes negative symptoms such as aches, pains, andstiffness. Research has shown that people in high-stress environments experience the chronic shortening of neck and shoulder muscles due to holding their bodies tensely. Free your body of stress with these easy […]
October 29, 2018

Diastasis Recti – A Condition Affecting Two-Thirds Of Pregnant Women

This month, I had two patients inquire about diastasis recti. As common as this condition is, it is seldom talked about. Given the prevalence of this condition and the pain it can cause, we decided to shed some light on it in this month’s newsletter. Diastasis recti, also called the ‘pooch’, is when the belly sticks out due to the separation of the left and right abdominal muscles. This condition […]
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