Posts Tagged "stress relief"

On A Very Special Episode of HBO’s Ballers: Killing Pain with Pain Killers

On A Very Special Episode of HBO’s Ballers:  Killing Pain with Pain Killers

I’ve recently emerged from living under a rock and got expanded cable.  Blame it on having a baby and actually being home!  We didn’t even have a remote control until recently (feel free to judge). At the recommendation of my father who knows I work in sports, the HBO series, Ballers, was at the very top of his ‘catch up with living in 2016’ list.  And so I did!  After binge watching all of Season 1 and just getting into Season 2 I can say a few things about my addiction to this show: Given that my patients include elite professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, Horse racing, etc., the show is so real it’s almost eerie instead of entertaining. Ballers is based here in...

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3 Proven Habits of Highly Successful Athletes

3 Proven Habits of Highly Successful Athletes

1) Meditation. “Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra Would you believe that a totally free, 5 minute practice could be the difference between achieving a life-altering career peak and completely ‘you-know-what-ing’ the bed? Pro athletes are ALWAYS looking for an edge, and usually not on the banned substance list. A regular meditation practice has been proven through time and scientific research to improve focus, decrease pain, and improve resiliency. Want a piece of that? From 5 minutes to 5 hours it’s accessible to everyone from Kobe Bryant to you. Here is just a short list of the many athletes who consider meditation to be part of their...

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Less medication, more meditation

Oh, back to school. Having mixed feelings? For some parents and kids here in Aventura, the beginning of the school year represents a return to normal activities, sports, and homework. For others, going back to school this year has been particularly stressful! How? Tremendous amounts of homework. A new school. Bullying. Addictions to electronics and social media. We’re starting to see a trend here in the office with kids who are stressed out and maybe even developing headaches and neck pain from texting.   Does this sound like one of your children? To help address the growing need for natural stress relief and increased physical activity in Aventura, Miami Sports...

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