IN THE REHAB ZONE

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Laila Booker in a Yale sweatshirt.

Making a Commitment: Laila Booker’s Going to Yale!

This month, I’m going to take the opportunity to brag about my daughter, Laila Booker. It would be easy for a proud parent like me to boast of the many proud moments I have of my son and daughter, so I try not to. But this one is worth it. Laila, a junior at Good …

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child lying on the street with soccer ball

The Capitol Rehab Sequence Youth Injuries Edition

And just like that, it’s 2019! This will be a very big year for all of our Friends of Capitol Rehab.  In 1964, when then-Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston, Clay famously exclaimed, “I Shook Up The World!” We at Capitol Rehab have plans to shake up the world! But first, a story: A friend was telling …

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Soccer player lying injured on the field.

Prevent ACL or Hamstring Injuries, Share a Holiday Recipe

December already? Where did the year go? It has been quite a busy one, and everyone at the office is grateful for all of our clients, but I’m going to go a little off script here in terms of counting our blessings so that I can mention something not very “holidayish.” Likewise, I should also …

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Capitol Rehab of Arlington team

What Does Capitol Rehab Do? How Our Rehab Sequence Works

I was recently asked “Who is Capitol Rehab’s competition?” The question caught me off guard because I guess I never think of health care as a “competition sport.”  The question made me think about “what does Capitol Rehab do” to improve our clients’ overall wellness. It occurred to me that we are definitely different from …

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Dr. Hatch at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon

How I Managed at the Marine Corps Marathon

Hard to believe, but it has already been about five years since I started working at Capitol Rehab of Arlington. That also marks around the time since I started running. I’ve run a lot of 5Ks since then and even a few half-marathons, but who knew in that short space of time, I’d end up running …

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Bridging The Gap Between Rehabilitation and Exercise

If you haven’t heard already, Capitol Rehab of Arlington is offering a new program for patients, and it is aimed at getting people back to their daily routines after finishing physical therapy or chiropractic care. Physical Therapist Gina Hahn has taken the lead in developing our six-week “Intro To Strength Training,” a program that serves …

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