Laugh With Me!

Laugh With Me!

While recovering from a labral tear of my hip which required extensive surgery to repair, I experienced the powerful healing benefits of laughter. My friend invited me to join her laughter club and it was amazing! Laughing freely, just for the health of it, reduced my...
Are Your Ears Ringing?

Are Your Ears Ringing?

Are your ears ringing? It can be quite a miserable symptom for some people. Recently, I attended the 2016 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, which is a forum for the leading researchers in my profession to present their most recent...
FAQ: Why Can’t I Ride on a Rollercoaster?

FAQ: Why Can’t I Ride on a Rollercoaster?

A frequently asked question (FAQ) that I hear very often from people is “ Why can’t I ride on a rollercoaster? ” Sometimes I hear, “I haven’t been able to ride on a rollercoaster for years, but when I was a kid I was able to.” My answer is that sometimes we can be...
Do You Practice Gratitude for your Well-Being?

Do You Practice Gratitude for your Well-Being?

Do you practice gratitude for your well-being? I share with you a story about a time when I remembered to… “My grandchildren taught me how to use Uber,” my Grampa shared with delight last night as we headed downtown to enjoy our second symphony music...