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TMJ Syndrome and How Botox Can Help

By | 2018-01-29T22:12:06+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder/Dysfunction, also referred to as TMJ Syndrome, affects millions of Americans. Located on both sides of the head at the point where the jawbone meets the skull, the temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) is used [...]

Crossfit: The Pros and Cons of High-Intensity Workouts

By | 2018-01-25T18:46:56+00:00 January 24th, 2018|

CrossFit is a high-intensity workout program that utilizes exercises based on functional movements such as squatting, lifting overhead, or performing snatches.  CrossFit mimics these movements with barbell lifts called cleans, overhead presses or deadlifts. (see picture [...]

LomiLomi: The Ancient Art of Massage

By | 2017-12-12T16:57:55+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

Prior to the advent of western medicine, cultures from around the world practiced their own forms of healing.  For most, this included a combination of nutrition, herbs, plants and bodywork.  Indians practiced Ayruvedics, the Japanese [...]

Charcot-Marie Tooth Disorder

By | 2017-11-28T10:58:32+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a neurological disorder named after the three physicians who first described it in 1886 — Jean-Martin Charcot and Pierre Marie of France, and Howard Henry Tooth of the United Kingdom. CMT [...]

The Perfect Plank

By | 2017-11-13T10:47:58+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Planks are one of the best and hardest ab workouts that you can do. Rising to popularity in yoga, pilates and HIIT workouts, the plank uses pure core strength to balance yourself in a straight [...]

Exercise During Pregnancy

By | 2017-11-09T11:16:59+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

By Jae C. Santiago, MPT Many women are encouraged to modify certain aspects of their lifestyle when they become pregnant to best prepare them and their baby for safe gestation and delivery.  This includes more [...]

Chronic Venous Insufficiency

By | 2017-11-09T08:29:48+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

There are many diseases first seen in physical medicine due to the painful symptoms they produce. Patients are often complaining to me of heaviness in their legs, inability to sleep due to restless legs, consistent [...]

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