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Clearing Healthy Boundaries & Limits

Having clear and healthy boundaries in the workplace and at home will make your life easier. Boundaries are limits you set on how others treat you and behave around you. People will treat you and behave around you as you allow them. Even the most well intentioned friends and family can innocently “invade” boundaries you determine are needed. How are you at saying “no?” Here’s something to keep in mind…every time you say “yes” to something, you are saying “no” to yourself because no matter what it is you are taking time from your schedule. Whether it’s to relax, work, sleep, or whatever, the time and energy are being taken away from something that you would be doing if you didn’t say “yes”.

Center Plans Free Celebration for National Health Center Week

Center Plans Free Celebration for National Health Center Week

The Greater Prince William Community Health Center will celebrate National Health Center Week with free health screenings, patient education, tours and children’s activities from August 7 to 9, 9am-3pm each day.  The three-day event—which features the Sentara Digital Mobile Mammography Van, INOVA Diabetes Nutrition Counseling, LabCorp health screenings, Medicaid enrollment, and free car seats for qualifying patients—will be held at the Center at 4379 Ridgewood Center Drive in Woodbridge. 

This year’s theme for National Health Center Week, “Powering Healthier Communities,” illustrates the impact community health centers are having in providing access to health care for all area residents regardless of age, income or insurance status. The Health Center welcomes the entire Prince William community—including Medicaid, Medicare and insurance patients—to its 2012 National Health Center Week celebration.

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va., is opening its second location in Manassas at the Signal Hill Professional Building on 9161 Liberia Avenue on Mon., July 23. The 2,100 square-foot outpatient physical therapy clinic will include three physical therapists and three support staff. For more information, go contact 703-753-1005 or visit www.aptronline.com.

The Manassas and Gainesville offices offer services for sports injuries, joint replacement rehabilitation, auto accident injuries, arthritic conditions, spinal conditions, personally designed prevention programs and more. Open Monday through Thursday, 8a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va., is opening its second location in Manassas at the Signal Hill Professional Building on 9161 Liberia Avenue on Mon., July 23. The 2,100 square-foot outpatient physical therapy clinic will include three physical therapists and three support staff. For more information, go contact 703-753-1005 or visit www.aptronline.com.

The Manassas and Gainesville offices offer services for sports injuries, joint replacement rehabilitation, auto accident injuries, arthritic conditions, spinal conditions, personally designed prevention programs and more. Open Monday through Thursday, 8a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

5 Ways to Make Backyard BBQs Healthier This Summer

5 Ways to Make Backyard BBQs Healthier This Summer

America is a country that loves to barbecue. In fact, according to the National Barbecue Association, the country can trace its barbecue roots at least as far back as George Washington, who documented hosting barbecue events in 1773. Since then, people across the nation have barbecued on a regular basis, most often during the summer months, especially around Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. For those looking to make this tradition a little healthier, there are plenty of options.

“Many people are looking for ways to eat healthier today,” explains Shawn Davis, otherwise known as Chef Big Shake, the founder of CBS Foods and The Original Shrimp Burger. “The good news is that there are so many great ways to make healthier choices that you won’t be compromising. Small changes can pay off big.”

Here are 5 ways to help make a backyard barbecue healthier, this summer:

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY HIRES DRS. REMSEN AND SHUMAKER

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY HIRES DRS. REMSEN AND SHUMAKER

Jodi Remsen, DPT of Bristow, Va. and Corinne Shumaker, DPT of Haymarket, Va. recently joined Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va. Both have earned their doctorate degrees in physical therapy, with Remsen specializing in musculoskeletal dysfunction and Shumaker with special interest in the spine. For more information, contact 703-753-1005 or visit www.aptronline.com.

“Jodi and Corinne bring with them the clinical expertise and compassionate patient care that we value,” said Jim Aram, chief executive officer of Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va. “They have great passion to help heal and rehabilitate patients, and we’re thrilled to have them part of our team,” said Aram.

It’s ‘Match Point’ For Tennis Club at Local Retirement Community

It’s ‘Match Point’ For Tennis Club at Local Retirement Community

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