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Teaching Your Dog-Tired Mind Some New Tricks

Hope Gillerman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hope Gillerman

Many of us can feel low over the holidays, rely on alcohol and sugar to cope, get stuck on the pity path, snap at people we care about, and feel our a...

Amanda L. Chan

Actors Swear By This Mindful Movement Practice. Here's How You Can Benefit From It, Too | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're not a performer, you may not be all too familiar with the Alexander Technique. It's taught at Juilliard and other famed performing arts scho...

5 Simple Techniques To Calm Your Nerves

Betsy Polatin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Betsy Polatin

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when there is "too much" to handle. Training yourself to become aware of your body's sensations during these moments can reduce stress and teach you how your body can lead you back to mental and physical equilibrium.

What To Expect In Integrative Medicine For 2013

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Yoga isn't the only "alternative therapy" that can help patients achieve better outcomes than pills and medical procedures alone. My prediction is that 2013 will see more and more physicians like myself who have added more than conventional Western medicines to their treatments.

Back Pain? 5 Mix-And-Match Alternative Treatments

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Non-invasive alternative therapies are often compatible with conventional treatments for back pain, have a relatively lower cost and can sometimes be done at home.

What Causes Sudden Back Pain

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Startling, out-of-the blue onset of intense back pain is a surprisingly common experience for many back pain sufferers.

The 10 Commandments Of Back Pain

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Like the common cold, back pain will hit you at some point another, so don't panic. While some physicians think back problems are mostly psychological, I believe in a practical, diagnosis-based approach.

Complementary Osteoarthritis Treatment: What Works, What Doesn't

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Alternative therapies can bring a great deal of relief for people suffering from osteoarthritis. Here are a few worth looking into.

Feldenkrais: Everything You 'Know' About Healing May Be Dead Wrong

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

A brain without a body could not think. -- Moshe Feldenkrais When I told her that cross-training on the exercise bike only added hip joint stiffness ...