IN THE REHAB ZONEWhere we blog about wellness, fitness & more.

9Jul, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Licensed Massage Therapist Alexandra Lowry

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Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing patients to Capitol Rehab staff whom they may not know, we run an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight.  Meet the newest member of the Capitol Rehab of Arlington team, massage therapist Alexandra Lowry. 1) Where were you born? Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Richmond, Va. 2) What sports did you play in high school? I played volleyball throughout my high school career as well as softball in my freshman and sophomore years. 3) […]
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15Jun, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Office Manager Beth Mills on the Six-Day Detox

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Not sure about whether to try detox? Seems like it’s too long, too hard, too much to ask? Dr. Beck has a short version, a six-day detox that will jump start your metabolism and make you feel great! And the time commitment won’t be too big a hurdle, even if you face challenges along the way.  Capitol Rehab of Arlington Office Manager Beth Mills recently completed a six-day detox, and here’s what she reports: “My six-day detox experience was good. “Day one got pushed back after I read that I […]
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22May, 2018

Medical Cupping Now Offered at Capitol Rehab of Arlington

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Capitol Rehab of Arlington is pleased to announce a new service that we will offer to our clients, a special skin-level healing treatment called “cupping.” Cupping gained national attention during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when Michael Phelps showed up to complete in the 4×100 meter relay with unusual, circular, purple bruises. It sparked curiosity among viewers, but cupping is commonly used by many elite athletes to improve circulation, recover faster, and reduce soreness. Capitol Rehab’s new massage therapist Zach Guzman is trained in medical cupping and has […]
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1May, 2018

Spring Detox: ‘Interior Cleaning’ is a Challenge and a Necessity

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It feels like spring has finally arrived. With the calendar at May 1, the weather is temperamental.  Over the weekend, I was in Richmond, where it was 89 degrees. I drove two hours back to DC. It was a balmy 45. The fluctuations are a sure sign that it’s time for a spring detox. Since we can’t control the weather (regardless of anyone saying otherwise), we should focus on things we can control, like our spring health plans. Many people start the spring with a house cleaning, well, a spring […]
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26Apr, 2018

The Benefits of Detox

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The benefits of detox are, by definition, right there in the name: DETOX — getting rid of toxins that build up in your body and over the long-term take a toll on your health. Detox allows your body to return to a natural state and to function more efficiently, and more to the point, the way it is supposed to function. You eat toxins every single day. These toxins include additives in processed foods, heavy metals found in certain food products like fish, and pesticides that are sprayed onto fruits […]
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25Apr, 2018

5 Toxins You Eat Every Day

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Most people these days at least pay lip service to a healthy lifestyle. We try to be healthy, cut down on fat or sugar or alcohol and get in some exercise. But even when you think you’re paying attention to your diet, did you know that there are numerous toxins you eat — probably every day? Most ubiquitous are toxins found in processed foods. Processed foods make it easier to live in these fast times. In the modern era, we are always on the go and we need food that is […]
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31Mar, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Physical Therapist Christine Springer

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  Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing patients to Capitol Rehab staff whom they may not know, we run an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight.  Meet the newest member of the Capitol Rehab of Arlington team, physical therapist Christine Springer.     1) Where were you born? Where did you grow up? I was born in Washington, D.C., at Sibley Hospital. I grew up in Falls Church and Vienna. 2) Did you play sports in high school, and if so, what? I went to McLean High […]
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5Mar, 2018

March Madness Is in the Air, and Capitol Rehab Has Bracket Fever

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It’s March and that means one thing — yes, Capitol Rehab’s 22nd anniversary serving our patients — but more so, it’s time for March Madness! This year, Capitol Rehab is doing a March Madness bracket pool with prizes going to participants with the most successful brackets. It’s simple, fun, and FREE, so click here to sign up and we’ll send the bracket sheet to fill out when the teams are announced! Join the March Madness As a result of my work with young athletes, I have developed a new level of […]
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