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Dr. Daniel Sheehan recognized as “Top Doctor” in Arlington Magazine

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 [...]

Glutathione: Master Antioxidant, Detoxifier, and Immune Booster

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 [...]

Managing Colds And Flu

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 [...]

5 Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Insurance Plan

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 [...]

Purslane: A Super “Weed” Worth Trying

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 is teaching yoga!

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.

September is Pain Awareness Month

In 2001, Pain Awareness Month was established with the goal of raising public awareness of all the issues related to pain and pain management. This hits close to home for all of us at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine as we have been seeing and treating patients with chronic pain and illness for more [...]

What Your Pharmacist Can’t Tell You, Unless You Ask

Naturally people are under the assumption that paying for their medications through their insurance plan allows them the best price available, however, this is not always the case. Consumers are losing out on potential savings because of “gag clauses” that prevent pharmacies from disclosing lower prices for prescription medications if paid “out-of-pocket” instead of using [...]

New study shows that probiotics may improve bone health.

A new study, published recently in the Journal of Internal Medicine, showed that probiotic supplementation may have a positive affect on bone health in humans. The double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study involved 90 women aged between 75 to 80 years old and had low bone mineral density (BMD). They were randomized to receive daily oral supplementation (1010 [...]