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Food Drive Extended to January 31

The holidays are meant to be spent with family and friends, eating delicious food and exchanging gifts. However, for those who are struggling financially or who may be homeless, the holidays can be one of the more difficult times of the year. Hunger affects 912,790 people in Virginia and 49 million Americans are food insecure, [...]

Dr. Kaplan Completes HHS Appointment

After 4 years of service, Dr. Gary Kaplan has finished his term as a member of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC). In 2013, Dr. Gary Kaplan was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Kathleen Sebelius. The 11 member Committee, which holds biannual meetings, was established to provide advice and [...]

Dr. Gary Kaplan Featured in Pain Free Living Magazine

Breaking the Cycle of Pain by Paul Wynn, Pain Free Living Magazine, September 2017 THE FOUNDER OF AN INTEGRATIVE-MEDICINE CLINIC EXPLAINS WHY CHRONIC PAIN SHOULD BE TREATED AS AN INFLAMMATORY DISEASE IMAGINE TALKING to your doctor and finding out that chronic pain is actually an inflammatory disease. It's an unconventional idea that sur­prises many people, [...]

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 [...]

Telemedicine – Another Way to Access the Doc

At the Kaplan Center we pride ourselves on the hands on, high-touch, close relationships that we cultivate with our patients. There is nothing like the comfort that patients feel when they are in the company of a health care provider who, at that moment, is only there for them. But office visits are not always [...]

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 [...]

The Hidden Risks of NSAIDs

Painkillers: The 14-Day Time-Bomb What Doctors Don't Tell You, September 2016 by Celeste McGovern Although these over-the-counter and prescription pills are the modern standby for every ache and pain, what Big Pharma hasn’t told you about the risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could just kill you, as Celeste McGovern discovers. When Aaron Marino opened his [...]