By: Tanvi Maharaja, PT, DPT Growing up, kids fall all the time. Falling and getting up again are an integral part of the process of growing up. Unfortunately, things change dramatically as we age. After a certain point, falls can be pretty nasty. September 23rd is recognized as Falls Prevention Awareness Day, but … More Falls Prevention Awareness
By: Tanvi Maharaja Giving is always in fashion, invariably imperative, and infinitely rewarding. The beauty of giving is, it is not confined by the material, or by temporal or spatial limits. It is incessant! You can give in cash or in kind, or, you could give in a myriad of other ways. And once you … More The Incessant Beauty of Giving
By: Tanvi Maharaja The human enterprise is replete with struggles and stresses of all kinds. These largely arise as the result of their natural antagonism to our own ideals of what is right and what is perfect. What I think my day should look like, or my work environment should be, or what my spouse … More LIFE LESSONS: Picking Your Battles
By: Tanvi Maharaja June is Men’s Health Month. And of course, we had Father’s Day earlier this month. So, what could be a better time to celebrate the men in our lives? As moms, we are grateful for the men in our lives, past and present, who influence our lives and help us through the … More Men, Health, and Moms
By: Tanvi Maharaja As Forrest Gump accurately surmised, “Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get.” That statement strikes a chord with me: life is indeed full of surprises: some pleasant, some not so much. The resultant stress underlines modern lives more than we acknowledge… I wrote a poem a while … More ME…HERE, NOW.
We visited DC last week and came across the famous Rosie the Riveter image in various forms of merchandise. To think that it took a world war for the world to realize the potential of women. … More The Power of We
By: Tanvi Maharaja Women stand at a strategic, even precarious, point in their lives as they enter the phase of menopause. Beyond the annoying symptoms of hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and mood swings, there is one aspect of health that menopause touches upon that can greatly impact the quality of life: bone health. Sedentary menopausal … More Exercising in Post-Menopausal Women