It’s easy to take your mental health for granted until one day you realize that you haven’t been feeling as mentally sharp as you once were. Maybe you’re having more frequent slips in memory or you feel like you’re walking around with your head in a cloud. When these moments occur, you may be quick [...]
Dear Colleagues and Patients, It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to leave the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine. It has been a great honor for me to be a part of the treatment team here for the past 5 years and a privilege to work with each of you. To my colleagues, [...]
When Jen arrived at the Kaplan Center she had already seen a multitude of physicians who couldn't get to the root of her illness. We are so thankful her path to wellness included Dr. Gary and the Kaplan Center. And thank you, Jen, for letting us share your story!
Dr. Daniel Sheehan was recently named one of Arlington Magazine's "Top Doctors" of 2019. Congratulations! Dr. Sheehan is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with particular interests in spine injuries, chronic pain management, and endurance sports medicine. Specializing in Spine and Orthopedic Injury, & Sports Medicine Dr. Sheehan treats patients with acute injuries as [...]
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in glutathione (GSH) and the role it plays in the progression and treatment of a wide variety of illnesses and conditions. Glutathione is the most abundant and arguably the most important antioxidant in the body. Several biological processes rely on it to perform optimally, but levels diminish [...]
Almost everyone gets a cold during the winter months and for the majority of cold-sufferers, rest, fluids, and over-the-counter medications are enough to help them recover. But winter sickness can mean something more serious for the 5-20% of US residents that come down with the flu each season, with approximately 200,000 hospitalizations attributed annually to [...]
Dear Patients, October through December is typically open season for choosing an insurance plan for the upcoming year. When selecting a plan with an eye to going out of the plan network (e.g. The Kaplan Center) there are important pieces of information to know in order to make an informed decision. Here are 5 questions [...]
Two recent publications reinforce the benefits of aerobic exercise and provide even more motivation to get out and break a sweat on a daily basis. The first study, published in JAMA Network Open last week, found that sedentary lifestyles are as harmful to one's health as having a chronic illness. Over the span of 23 [...]
If you haven’t heard of purslane it’s not very surprising. What is surprising is that despite it being so darn good for you most mainstream grocers fail to keep it on the shelf. It is estimated that human cultivation of the plant goes back 4000 years. It has long been used as a medicinal herb [...]
Dr. Lisa Lilienfield will be teaching a one hour flow Vinyasa Yoga every Wednesday evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m., starting after Labor Day, at SyteraYoga, located just down the street from the Kaplan Center. Don't let the name intimidate you! Dr. Lilienfield's class, called Power Vinyasa, is perfect for all levels, beginners and experienced.