Exercise & Fitness

5 Exercises for Seniors — But I Only Recommend 4 of the 5

I came across a good article addressing the ongoing movement to incorporate exercise with seniors as the preferred treatment for chronic pain. People in the rehab industries have been preaching this for years. I like to remind my senior population that “exercise is not optional” and this goes for everyone over the age of 5! …

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Weight Loss Study Supports What We Should Already Know

Health and ergonomics expert Dr. James Rota has developed an exercise system designed to rapidly increase weight loss by combining strength training, aerobic exercise and muscle stretching. The “secret” to Dr. Rota’s new technology “The Freedom Spring System” is that it combines theraband resistance training with trampoline training. In short, I endorse Dr. Rota’s exercise …

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Capitol Rehab re-launches web site; transitions blog from marathon training to wellness and health

As you can see, Capitol Rehab of Arlington has re-launched its web site! And for those who were following our marathon training blog which I started a few months ago while preparing to run the Marine Corps Marathon … you’ll be happy to note that those blog posts which generated so much interest and response …

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Why I Started This Blog.

I have worked with literally thousands of runners and hundreds of marathon runners over my past 12 years of practice.  During that time I have been relentless in calling marathoners “crazy” or “nuts.”  I have recommended everything from group therapy to possibly something stronger like drug therapy.  But recently began feeling slightly guilty, for some …

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