National Endometriosis Awareness Month

By: Dr. Tanvi Maharaja March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month, a common but often misdiagnosed condition that mostly affects women of child-bearing age. This condition is characterized by endometrial (inner lining of the uterus) or endometrial-like tissue deposits located outside of the uterus, usually in the pelvis, but occasionally elsewhere too.  Literature suggests that tissue … More National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Raising Leaders

By: Dr. Tanvi Maharaja “… and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Leadership comes naturally to some, while others need a little honing of skills, and some have talents that are best nurtured through following in the lead of a strong hand and a discerning eye. The world as we see it today definitely needs … More Raising Leaders

Inertia: Beyond Physics

By: Dr Tanvi Maharaja, PT DPT  | Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy   In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published Principia, heralding the dawn of classical physics. Herein, he described the laws of motion, the first being: An object at rest will remain at rest and an object in motion will remain in motion with the same speed and in the … More Inertia: Beyond Physics

Childhood Obesity: Our Role as Parents and Caregivers

By: Tanvi Maharaja September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. According to CDC, the prevalence of obesity was 18.5% and affected about 13.7 million children and adolescents. Obesity prevalence was 13.9% among 2- to 5-year-olds, 18.4% among 6- to 11-year-olds, and 20.6% among 12- to 19-year-olds. These numbers are on the rise as seen here. While … More Childhood Obesity: Our Role as Parents and Caregivers

Choosing an Abundance Mindset Over a Scarcity Mindset

By: Tanvi Maharaja If there is one positive, silver lining if you will, that this pandemic has offered us, it is the realization that most good things in life are free. We find ourselves spending more quality time as a family, enjoying the infinite beauty of nature. The flora, the sunsets, the incessant chirping of … More Choosing an Abundance Mindset Over a Scarcity Mindset