“New treatments for Old injuries” – Run Seminar Event With Dr. Ben Pearl

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On Monday, June 12 6:30PM Dr. Ben Pearl with local Triathlon group Team Z, at the Potomac River Running store In Arlington will discus “New treatments for Old injuries: how do you know when it’s time to visit a health professional and what you can do to help prevent injuries.” Dr. Pearl has lectured at The […]

Inspirational Commencement Speech to Podiatry Students Entering the Front Lines of Healthcare by Diabetes Advocate and Olympic Swimmer Gary Hall, JR

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Diabetes patient advocate and former Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Gary Hall, Jr. gave graduating podiatry students at Samuel Merritt a couple things to think about on their journey into the challenges of healthcare. Hall highlighted the unique opportunity that healthcare workers have on the frontline of being a touchstone to their patients. He related that […]

Runners World Article Confirming Running Adds To Expected Longevity

Exercise as medicine has been a philosophy that has been gaining traction. Here is a new article and runners world confirming that running that only makes you feel better but adds to your longevity even factoring in early deaths that  may occur with cardiac events etc. Staying  healthy on your feet as part of that […]

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Sports Injuries not all It’s Cracked up to Be

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PRP has been more hype than substance as gathering evidence has put it more into the realm of cherry picking based marketing. The following an excerpt  from an updated article in  Pain Science in 2015 by Paul Ingraham from Vancouver. “Taken as a whole, the evidence is somewhere between inconclusive and discouraging. Although more research […]