In our first interview of the CHP Spotlight Series, Dr. Cohen had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Eve Hoffman. Dr. Hoffman is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Summit Orthopedics, here in the Washington, DC and Bethesda area. Dr. Hoffman was kind enough to share what inspired her to go into medicine, how to determine whether or not you should see a spine surgeon, and information about recent advancements in spine surgery (just to name a few!). Dr. Hoffman is a wealth of information and we hope that you enjoy the interview!Continue reading
Every winter here at Cohen Health and Performance, we see a rise in a very specific type of injury that brings people in for physical therapy. Skiing related injuries start as soon as the snow starts falling. The injury rates in skiing and snowboarding are particularly high for a variety of factors.
Recently, my inbox has been filling up with all kinds of holiday offers. Black Friday, extended Black Friday, cyber Monday, and various other holiday sales. Many of these sales and offers have been for health and fitness related tools such as foam rollers, hypervolts, smart watches, fitbits, etc. How do you know if any of these tools are beneficial to you?Continue reading
Recently, Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds. To do this, he had to average a speed of 13.1 miles per hour throughout the race! In other words, he had to be fast, but you don't have to be Eliud to run faster. Anyone can benefit from incorporating more sprinting into their run programming!Continue reading
Here at Cohen Health and Performance, we often work on nasal breathing with our clients. Why in the world would be doing that? After all, we are physical therapists. Aren’t we just supposed to be strengthening, stretching, and doing things like that? Feeling better and performing at your best extends far beyond these classic approaches to rehab.Continue reading