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VR Meditation Can Ease Stress for Cancer Patients

Ephi Gravette is the Client Coordinator at Inova Medical Spa at Schar Cancer Institute. She began her career with Inova over a year ago at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. Ephi has more than seven years of customer service experience in the retail industry and is passionate about helping others look and feel their…

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Tick Season

Katie MacDonald, MSN, CPNP is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Inova Urgent Care and the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in Loudoun County. Inova Urgent Care offers specialized pediatric urgent care services at…

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Sun Safety Tips for Children and Families

Katie MacDonald, MSN, CPNP is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Inova Urgent Care and the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in Loudoun County. Inova Urgent Care offers specialized pediatric urgent care services at…

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Need a Health Coach

Mike Endress has been in the health and wellness industry for over eleven years and helping others reach their health and wellness goals. He graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Exercise Science and he is also a certified health coach and personal trainer. Mike’s passion for health and wellness not only shines…

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The Benefits of Reflexology

Ken Brown is a board-certified licensed massage therapist and Level 3 Reiki Master with more than a decade of experience. He is certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. The science of reflexology is based on the concept that the soles of our feet and the palms of our hands are…

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Stop the Excuses

Christy Lormel has almost 12 years of experience in clinical research, health promotion, health education, and program management, Christy has been with Inova Health System for 8 years and Inova Well for almost 4 of those. In her spare time Christy enjoys teaching barre and yoga as well as spending time with her husband and…

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Injury Prevention with Dr. Seth Blee: Oblique Strains

Seth Blee, PT, DPT, CFMT, CSCS is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Director, Physical Therapy at Inova Sports Medicine Institute. He is the Physical Therapist for the Washington Nationals. Oblique strains Oblique muscle strains are one of the most common baseball injuries that do not involve the shoulder or elbow.  They are also common…

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Injury Prevention with Dr. Seth Blee: SLAP Tears

Seth Blee, PT, DPT, CFMT, CSCS is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Director, Physical Therapy at Inova Sports Medicine Institute. He is the Physical Therapist for the Washington Nationals. SLAP Lesion What is a SLAP tear and why is it so common in baseball? A SLAP tear stands for superior labrum anterior to posterior…

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