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4Sep, 2018

Six-Week Series: Functional Training Classes at Capitol Rehab of Arlington

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Editor’s Note: Physical therapist Gina Hahn is offering a series of six one-hour classes to get rehab patients from feeling better to sustained physical activity. The program introduces patients to the six functional movement patterns — squat, lunge, hinge, push, pull, carry — that all human bodies perform daily so that people completing rehab can avoid re-injury doing everyday activities. About the Class Who: Patients who have successfully completed a Capitol Rehab of Arlington rehabilitation program, and are cleared to start the program. What: Six-one-hour functional movement classes that serve […]
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4Sep, 2018

Back to School: Get Into the School-Year Routines

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Wow, does it feel like the summer just flew by? Although I can’t believe it’s already the start of the school year, I am eager for the fall to arrive, when the kids return to their school-year routines, and the rest of us are able to resume a little more normalcy. The September newsletter is packed with great information, including the arrival of our newest massage therapist, Ayanna Crosse and physical therapist Miri Choe, and the introduction of a new stand-alone program by our physical therapist, Gina Hahn. But just […]
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29Aug, 2018

Staff Spotlight Q&A: Licensed Massage Therapist Ayanna Crosse

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Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing our clients to our staff, we run an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight. Below is a Staff Spotlight Q&A with new Massage Therapist Ayanna Crosse. 1. Where were you born? Where did you grow up? I was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Southern Maryland. 2. Did you play sports in high school, and if so, what? In high school I took Taekwondo and was at the height of my flexibility! 3. How did you end […]
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9Aug, 2018

Staff Spotlight Q&A: Physical Therapist Miri Choe

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Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing our clients to our staff, we run an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight. Below is a Staff Spotlight Q&A with new Physical Therapist Miri Choe. 1. Where were you born? Where did you grow up? I was born in and grew up in South Korea. I stayed in Seattle, Washington, to take some college courses in 2013 for about nine months, but I moved to the U.S. in September 2014 to start the PT program in California. I […]
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1Aug, 2018

What Are the Benefits of Dry Needling and Cupping?

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Editor’s Note: Physical Therapist Gina Hahn recently received her certifications to perform dry needling and cupping. Here’s how she describes the process and the benefits of dry needling and cupping. Dry needling is more for treating pain and activating or inhibiting a muscle depending on what is needed. Cupping is more for breaking up fascial (connective tissue) adhesions, creating a deep stretch in the muscle resulting in improved range of motion. Dry needling is a technique that involves the insertion of acupuncture needles into the soft tissues of the musculoskeletal […]
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1Aug, 2018

New PT Offerings at Capitol Rehab; Coach Joe Lee Takes Training to the Next Level

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I want to wish everyone a great August! As we barrel toward the end of summer, I am happy to announce that Capitol Rehab of Arlington is introducing two new and exciting treatments to our physical therapy practice. Our superstar physical therapist, Gina Hahn, and our newest addition, physical therapist Miri Choe, are now offering dry needling and cupping, expanding on their already extensive treatment options. Gina and Miri completed advanced certification courses that required more than 50 hours of training. When asked to describe the differences between the two, […]
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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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