Friday, March 22, 2019

Why and How to Take Your Exercise Routine Outside

I used to be a gym junkie. I would go to the gym six days a week, without fail, and spend an hour and...

Need Exercise But Can’t Find Enough Time?

Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a new technology that can deliver all the benefits of a traditional 90-minute workout in only 20 minutes. How?...

Meet the Aesthetic Director & Advanced Injector Mariam Alimi, RN, BSN...

Mariam is an aesthetic nurse and an expert in laser technology with more than 10 years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic medicine....

Reverse Signs of Aging Around Your Eyes

One of the first places where visible signs of aging begin to emerge is around the eyes. The common complaints for people as they...

Meet Physical Therapist Jennifer Chu

Jennifer Chu, MS, PT, WCS, is one of the country’s first Board Certified Women’s Health Specialists. She has been a physical therapist since 1997...

Pelvic Physical Therapy

Pregnancy is such a miraculous experience! However, the changes a woman’s body goes through are dramatic and can cause a number of possible dysfunctions....

Get That Spring Back in Your Step (Down There) with ThermiVa!

Gray hair, wrinkles and sagging skin. These are the common tell-tale signs that we women associate with aging. As our body ages on the...

The Microcannula Technique

As a natural part of the aging process, we lose bone and soft tissues throughout the face and body. This process, combined with the...

Varicose Veins – More Than Meets the Eye

Nobody likes the look of bulging veins or spidery marks beneath the skin – and yet one in four Americans suffer from varicose or...

Keeping the “Medicine” in Aesthetic Medicine

Husband and Wife Team Share a Love for Restoring Confidence in Their Patients The Aesthetic Medical Center is a boutique cosmetic practice opened by Dennis...

New Year, Better You

10 Tips for Being Your Best Self in 2019 1. Resolve to refresh your body, mind, and spirit. Do something just for you, no matter how...

CAR T-Cell Therapy

A Promising New Treatment In the Fight Against Leukemia What is the worst thing your doctor could say to you? “You have cancer?” I thought...

6 Green Resolutions for the Mom Who Loves The Earth

1. Use What You Have. Especially when it comes to toys, clothes and books. Recently, I started a new practice of keeping a list...

Educator Profile – Mary Chamberlain

Mary Chamberlain is the longest-serving teacher at Commonwealth Academy, a school in Alexandria, VA that serves neurodiverse students. In her 16 years at Commonwealth,...

Artist Profile – Meredith Hannon

For local artist Meredith Hannon painting is more than just a passion, it’s a calling. Meredith began painting in college after being inspired by...

ASO Presents A Fresh Take On Bach

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra will present a fresh take on chamber music with Bach, Brandenburgers & Brews on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 7:30...

The No Downtime Face and Neck Lift

There is a new cutting-edge technology that is gaining attention of celebrities and the media. This technology is Ultherapy which is microfocused ultrasound technology...

Anal Cancer: Relatively Rare and Treatable

We all know when you turn to Dr. Google for medical advice, the answer that always comes up is cancer. Given that hemorrhoids are...

Improve Overall Health by Caring for Your Teeth and Gums

While we know eating right, tossing out the cigarettes, and “Sweating to the Oldies” are all part of our typical New Year’s...

To Kegel or Not To Kegel

Have you heard of Kegel Exercises? Maybe you have been told by your gynecologist to do your Kegel Exercises, or maybe you...

Winter May Be the Best Time for Your Body Contouring Procedure

Body contouring procedures help patients regain their slimmer, trimmer appearance after weight loss, pregnancy, and aging have taken their tolls. Excess, sagging...

Training for Results at Fitness Together Tysons

Fitness Together Tysons studio manager, Tom Bohlin, has been a lifelong athlete and competitive runner. Since last spring, Tom has been putting his background...

Tina R. Johnson – Event Planner Extraordinaire

Tina R. Johnson is President & CEO of JP Events & Consulting, a full-service, award winning event management company, creating some of the region’s...

Showing Up with Powerful Self Confidence

The road to success is not a straight one. It has peaks and valleys and lots of twists and turns. Sometimes we feel it...

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The Benefits of Infrared Sauna Therapy

Sweating will burn calories, and remove unwanted toxins from the body. The problem is, it is not easy to sweat when a person is...

Resistance Training for Your Teens: Investing In their Future

"Due to the prevalence of today’s technology, our youth has become more and more inactive." The positive impact of physical activity and formal exercise to...

Understanding Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Any time I talk to patients about diverticular disease I make sure to clarify some terms. Diverticulosis is a common and benign condition that tends...