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Tick Bites: What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Do If You Get One

Scientists' prediction that 2017 will be a bad year for Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses shouldn't prevent you from enjoying the outdoors, but it does mean you should be aware of how to best protect yourself and what to do if you think you may have been bitten by a tick. Lyme Disease and [...]

Jeanne Scheele, P.T., Receives Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification

The Kaplan Center congratulates our Director of Physical Therapy, Jeanne Scheele, on earning her Certification as a Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner from the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute; a distinction of her expertise in treating pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD)! PFD has been a special interest for Jeanne over the last 20 years. She has worked [...]

Moving Beyond Trauma: Healing Therapies for PTSD

Earlier this week, news of the horrific Manchester Arena bombing spread rapidly over the internet and news media, sending shock-waves worldwide. Innocent children and families were exposed to unimaginable and unforgettable events. For spectators, when events like this occur, it can trigger intense emotions ranging from feelings of anger, to sadness, confusion, fear, and even [...]

Kaplan Center Takes the Lyme Disease Challenge

The Kaplan Center takes the Lyme Disease Challenge to help raise awareness of this disease – one bite at a time! Today, we challenge YOU to TAKE A BITE OUT OF LYME! Lyme and other tick-borne diseases are becoming increasingly prevalent. While these diseases typically present with a wide range of symptoms, joint pain being [...]

Essential Turmeric Oils: A Hopeful Treatment For Ulcerative Colitis

The positive health effects of turmeric have long been touted by age-old healers as well as modern science. Turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin, has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent free radical damage and calm the inflammatory process at the root of many chronic diseases. However, the use of turmeric in treating chronic illness [...]

5 Steps For Better Health If You Have a Chronic Illness or Pain

Today, medical care is a highly specialized and compartmentalized business, and many physicians are pressured by significant time constraints. When your health problems are complex, it can be difficult and frustrating to find answers. Be your own advocate, don't be afraid to ask questions and seize control of your health.   5 Important Steps For Better Health When You Have [...]

Mindful Gift Ideas for the Wonder Woman in Your Life

It’s easy to take those indispensable women in our lives - the mothers, grandmothers, and daughters – for granted, because they so selflessly give their all. But while it's hard to imagine Mom as anything less than a superhero, the reality is that pain, stress, and depression may not be strangers to her, with many [...]

Dr. Kaplan at First Annual World Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health

Dr. Kaplan was honored and thrilled to have been invited as a presenter at the 1st Annual World Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health, in Berlin, Germany. This Congress will be the most comprehensive forum in the field of complementary and Integrative Medicine worldwide in 2017. The international group of keynote speakers and presenters provides [...]

Moving Forward with Back Pain

With emphasis on decreasing the use of opioids in the United States, the American College of Physicians (ACP) updated their guidelines for treating back pain. The new guidelines, keeping in-line with the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) position on opioid medications, strongly encourage clinicians to consider prescribing narcotics for their patients only as a last [...]

Seven Ways to Improve Your Health in the New Year

The new year is a blank slate and the perfect opportunity to contemplate and implement positive changes in your life. Because most resolutions require lifestyle changes, it's smart to focus on just one at a time to increase the odds of achieving your goals. In case you haven't thought about your New Year's resolutions yet, several of [...]