IN THE REHAB ZONE

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Good Luck to Two Capitol Rehab Daughters and Athletes

With the start of school, parents are dealing with a variety of new realities. Some kids are working remotely from home, some are returning to school with a hybrid style of learning. Some parents like Dr. Booker and Physical Therapist Lyn Stewart are seeing their kids start college! Laila Booker got situated at Yale last …

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A Tribute to Georgetown Basketball Legend John Thompson

I want to pay a small tribute to Georgetown Basketball legend John Thompson, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 78. It has been said that the true measure of a human being is how much this person impacted and influenced the lives of others, and for how long this impact remains. By …

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Reduce Your COVID-19 Risk: Watch Your Weight

If you have been keeping an eye on area COVID-19 numbers, you have probably noticed that the region seems to be doing a fairly good job of keeping infection numbers low.  But we are part of a greater region and no matter how well our immediate area may or may not be doing, we have …

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Functional Medicine Readiness Questionnaire

Functional medicine is the intersection of naturopathy and Western medicine. It does not swear off the use of prescription drugs, but it also does not treat symptoms. In functional medicine, doctors identifies the genetic, environmental, and biochemical causes of illness that are the underlying causes of disease and create a program that addresses those variables. …

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Gyms Are Reopening But We Have Learned Three Things Since They Closed

As you probably know, Capitol Rehab of Arlington started out in the Golds Gym in Clarendon back in the 1990s so consider me a great fan of gyms as a place for people to congregate and improve their overall wellbeing. But apparently, 24 percent of people disagree with me. Gyms are reopening, but according to …

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Congratulations, Class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 is special for several reasons. As most of you are well aware, this class had to miss proms, graduations, and other senior year events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the student athletes of 2020, many also had their last year of high school sports competition taken from them. So …

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