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Rochelle A. Shenk

The Psoas Muscle: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Unlike the quads, triceps, or glutes, the psoas (pronounced “so-as”) muscle isn’t commonly known, but it does serve an important function. Alicia Bettis, PT, DPT, MSATC, OCS, Cert.MDT, and center manager at Drayer Physical Therapy’s Linglestown office, says that most…

0 Comments / 80 View / February 27, 2017

Exploring Mayan Ruins

The ideal vacation varies from person to person. It could be relaxing with no agenda, catching some rays with a good book in hand, pursuing your favorite sport or hobby, enjoying time with friends, or perhaps a bit of adventure….

0 Comments / 8 View / January 31, 2017

Thyroid Disease—Know the Facts

As we go through life, we often hear about various medical conditions—such as heart disease, high cholesterol, or osteoporosis—and the steps we can take to prevent those maladies. We don’t often hear about thyroid issues, but they are more common…

0 Comments / 62 View / December 30, 2016

Weekend Getaways within a Half-Day’s Drive

Every year in September, I offer some destinations for a fun weekend or long-weekend getaway. Whether you’re thinking of a couple’s weekend, some family-friendly fun, or a “girls’ getaway,” here are some locations to consider. The National Park Service is…

0 Comments / 88 View / September 1, 2016

What a Woman Wants—In Cars

Fall used to be the “big reveal” for new cars, but now many auto manufacturers unveil new models or restyles of existing models in the spring as well. Purchasing that new car should be a fun experience—after all, there’s a…

0 Comments / 150 View / June 1, 2016

Alleviating the Pain and Discomfort of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often a time filled with joy and excitement at the prospect of bringing new life into the world. A woman’s body undergoes many changes during this nine-month period. Sometimes the changes may trigger aches, pains, and general discomfort….

0 Comments / 89 View / April 1, 2016