Training and Technique

Back to School: Get Into the School-Year Routines

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 …

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young track athlete

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

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 …

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Dr. Booker working on a patient in the office

The Punch Line Is Easy After 20 Years of Diagnosing Symptoms

“I have to make an announcement.  I plan on retiring soon. It’s time for me to do this frankly because, it’s just gotten too easy.” This is how Dave Chappelle opened his recent comedy tour.  Dave (I call him Dave) pointed out that he has been doing comedy for over 30 years and it has …

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Masai Russell

Did a Crysosauna Shave 2 Seconds Off This Track Athlete’s Hurdles Time?

UPDATE: Masai Russell (left) shocked the world (almost everyone, anyway) by finishing 3rd in the PanAm Junior World Championships in the 400m hurdles held July 22-23 in Lima, Peru! Way to go, Masai!     Masai Russell of Bullis High School in Potomac, Md., came in second place at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championship 2017 Junior …

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Running at Sunset

Ask the Running Doc: Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Running Performance?

Sunday is the start of Daylight Saving Time, when most of America pushes its clocks forward an hour in order to take advantage of more waking hours of light (Arizona and Hawaii being exceptions to this ritual). Many people say they experience a feeling that their body’s “internal clock” is off when they lose an hour of …

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Bullis School Girls Track Team

2017 Is The Year Of The Young Athlete, Starting With The Bullis Girls Track Team

2016 was the year of Old Man Booker’s failing hip, but now it’s 2017, and its time to turn a brand new page. 2017 is The Year Of The Young Athlete! To start the year off, I’m going to pay tribute to the Bullis School’s girls track team. Many of you may not be familiar …

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Katie May

Model’s Death After Chiropractic Visit Undermines Profession’s Breakthroughs

Chiropractic often undeservedly gets a bad rap so it’s unfortunate when a chiropractor takes an action that causes notoriety and skepticism for the entire profession, and earns the ire of the patient community. The recent case of a model’s death after a chiropractic visit is one such gut punch to everyone in the business. It’s during …

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Breathing exercises to reduce stress

Harvard- (and Veronica Yeh-)Approved Breathing Exercises for Stress Reduction

Massage is a great therapy for loosening up knotty joints and relaxing strained muscles, but it’s not always possible to get to the massage therapist when you start feeling the tightness set in. Americans work hard, play hard, and exercise hard so it’s helpful to employ at-home techniques to tide you over until you can get to your next massage …

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