Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Finding Your Key to Survival in the Breast Cancer Journey

In 2015, there are more than 2.5 million women in the United States with a history of breast cancer – 2.5 million survivors. Chances...

Exercise: Preparing Your Body for Surgery

Exercise is something everyone needs. Doing any sort of exercise, whether it is walking, biking or weight lifting, allows you to maintain your ability to...

Raising the Barre in Fitness, Studio Barre Opens in Alexandria

Sculpt and stretch by working small muscles groups to the point of fatigue "Shaking during a pose is a good thing, it means you’re changing...

Time to Talk Colorectal Surgery

When patients come to talk to us about surgery, we understand it is a scary and intimating conversation. No patient walks into our office...

Cancer Side Effects That No One Is Talking About

Cancer research is progressing and helping many to live years past their initial diagnosis. After cancer survival, some suffer from long term side effects...

The Secret to Easing Constipation

Did you know that nearly 20 percent of people suffer from constipation? Research shows that as women age, they make up a...

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

HOT TOPIC: Breast Cancer Survivorship

Sentara Northern Virginia’s fellowship trained surgical oncologist, Dr. Negar Golesorkhi discusses cancer survivorship and Sentara Northern Virginia Comprehensive Breast Center survivorship offerings. Why is breast...

Hives: Triggers, Symptoms & Treatment

Urticaria (also called hives) is a common condition with many possible causes. It is easy to identify by both the health care provider and...

Massages As Unique As You Are

When Jette Keis Hansen finished her training at Potomac Massage Training Institute in 2000, she was looking for a massage home. Jette...