| May 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
1) Dr. Richard Carpenos, New England Spine and Disc
You want your chiropractor to be a passionate believer in what they do. Dr. Richard Carpenos is like that. Carpenos had one of those personal experiences that brought him around to his field. "Through...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Putting one foot in front of the other looks easy but for Charles Duprey, it took eight screws and a rod through his spine.
Problems began when Duprey had extreme pain in his right leg.
Duprey says at times it would go numb. "I had to hold...
| May 19, 2012
Good form makes for a better workout, and that's one of the keys to ballet-inspired barre workouts. These exercises also increase flexibility and tone the muscles without adding bulk. Pasadena-based fitness expert, video host and teacher Tracey Mallett...
| May 20, 2012
As Dan Via lay face down in the surf in Corolla, unable to move his arms and legs, the thought flashed through his mind: "I'll probably never ride my bike again."
It was Labor Day weekend and the Williamsburg pediatrician, then 51, was relaxing at the...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Develop strong abdominal muscles and a flexible back by challenging your core to curl yourself up and back down on the floor. Be sure to move in a slow, controlled manner as you peel your spine on and off the mat. Avoid jerking or dropping motions...
| May 27, 2012
One of Central Florida's best-known law firms and a prominent Brevard County surgeon may have had an "across-the-board agreement" in recent years to inflate by millions of dollars the charges for spinal surgeries in auto-accident claims, according to...
| Dec 9, 2012
Melissa and Chris Erickson move around their Yorktown kitchen in easy harmony as they prepare dinner for their three children. She readies the pot roast while he demonstrates expert skill in mincing garlic and chopping vegetables. "This wouldn't have...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Here's an excellent way to stretch the muscles in back of your legs and your hips. Use a strap to help you maintain a straight spine, and if you have sensitive knees or tight hips, place your foot against your inner knee instead of your inner thigh.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Push your workout to the next level with the addition of a Pilates magic circle. It's perfect for toning and building core strength — and it's light and not too expensive (it's found at most fitness stores for less than $50). It's made of flexible...
| Jul 30, 2012
"She has changed the way we think about pain."
Hospice practitioners, physicians, compounding pharmacists, nurses and medical students all attest to the influence of Maureen Carling in their approach to pain management.
An English-born nurse and hospice...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:02 PM
OZARK, Mo. -- Imagine an inland sea full of aquatic life, a tropical climate and sandy beaches. At one time, a long, long time ago, that was the Ozarks. A recent discovery is proof of what once swam here.
During tours of Smallin Cave, guides talk about...