How I Reduce Stress and Avoid Pain on Road Trips

How I Reduce Stress and Avoid Pain on Road Trips

Recently, I was at the Maryland House on I-95, en route to NJ for a family birthday. Despite the only four hour drive, I packed a small cooler with lunch to take a break from driving the predictably unpleasant freeway connecting major cities and towns along the...

A New Path Forward

A New Path Forward

“…a long life, many miles. To each of us comes the body gift.” Mary Oliver 27 years ago, how we – patients, students, practitioners- found each other was not as easy as it is now. When I first arrived in DC, fresh out of PT school, I turned to my more established...

How to Reduce Stress in Teens

How to Reduce Stress in Teens

Standardized tests, social pressures, extra-curricular activities. Whether it is the emotional stress from trying to ace their pre-calculus class or the physical stress from carrying heavy backpacks, today’s teenagers face more stress and pressure than ever before....

How to Shovel Snow Safely

How to Shovel Snow Safely

Shoveling snow safely can be done. Just follow these three simple tips. Start early. Shovel often. Turn your whole body (don’t twist!)—that’s how to shovel when snow falls in the Washington DC area. To show you exactly how it’s done, Gabrielle Czaja PT created this...