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Sunday Morning’s: Boxing against Parkinson’s

November 8, 2015, 9:41 AM Nearly one million Americans are affected by Parkinson’s disease, for which there is no cure. But there is a new program using professional boxing techniques to counterpunch the neurological disorder. Correspondent Lesley Stahl and her husband, Aaron Latham, who has Parkinson’s, visit the Rock Steady Boxing program to see the […]

Summer Holiday Advice

Ebola, Lassa fever, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Lyme disease, West Nile virus (WNV), and beyond, –terrorist. With all these out there, is it safe to travel this summer? The answer is yes, only if you are proactive. With proper planning and precautions, you can hit the roads and sky this summer. Before you […]

Myofascial pain syndrome often leaves doctors baffled and patients untreated

By Amy Mathews Amos June 17, 2013 My symptoms started in January 2008, with deep pain in my bladder and the sense that I had to urinate constantly. I was given a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder condition with no known cure. But in the following months, pain spread to my thighs, knees, […]

Why Ice Delays Recovery

by Gabe Mirkin, MD           March 16, 2014 When I wrote my best-selling Sportsmedicine Book in 1978, I coined the term RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) for the treatment of athletic injuries (Little Brown and Co., page 94). Ice has been a standard treatment for injuries and sore muscles because it helps to relieve pain caused […]

Fight Parkinson’s: Exercise May Be The Best Therapy

by Richard Knox                   February 02, 2015 5:02 AM ET Mike Quaglia was 42 when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, which gradually robs its victims of their ability to move normally. For the next seven years, his condition deteriorated despite medication. “I was at a point where I was either going to give up and […]

Kiwi Kushions

Most people spend almost 40 hours a week sitting down, making posture an essential part of everyone’s health and wellness. In order to facilitate this process, Dave Wickenden has designed the KIWI Kushion, clinically designed to keep back’s upright and pushed forward. The cushion thrust the pelvis forward, taking the pressure off the lower back […]