May is Stroke Awareness Month

May is stroke awareness month. When many people think of stroke, they usually think of the unfortunate manifestations that occur in the face and upper extremities. I would like to explain and review some of the common lower extremity events seen in the lower extremity after a stroke. One of the most common issues seen […]

April is Kidney Awareness Month

April┬áhas come and gone; however, kidney disease is a very real issue for millions of people daily including people that I know and love. Here are few statistics about kidney disease from the Centers for Disease Control: “The overall prevalence of CKD (chronic kidney disease) in the general population is approximately 14 percent. High blood […]

Eating Clean

Eating clean and running strong are what I believe make the difference in my appearence, how I feel and most of all how I function. I firmly believe that I cannot out-train a poor diet. Yes, I have my moments where I fall short and eat cookies and other snacks! Yes, we all lead busy […]

February is Heart Month

Ladies and gentleman February is Heart Month. Studies have shown that women who are active a few times a week have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots. The number one killer of women is heart disease as one in three die from it. Or stated differently, 1 in 42 million in […]