Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pedaling for Parkinson’s: How riding a bike can help control Parkinson’s Disease symptoms

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disease that results in the degeneration of neurons in the brain that help to control movement. This leads to a reduction in the amount of dopamine produced, a neurotransmitter, which in turn cause the movement impairments that characterize the disease. Commonly seen symptoms in Parkinson’s patients include stooped posture, […]

I tore my meniscus, now what?

The Front Row, with Ed! Welcome to the Front Row: an ongoing series of blogs and videos designed to educate and empower you to take control of your health and life. Today’s topic: What’s my meniscus and I think I tore it The weather’s finally coming around and you’re out playing softball. You hit a […]

The importance of diaphragmatic or “belly” breathing

Take a Deep Breath! It is easy to get caught up in the stress and busyness of everyday life, so it is important to remind ourselves to slow down and take a few deep breaths. Doing so not only helps to relieve stress, but also results in physiologic changes that are good for our body. […]