Summer Exercise Tips

This summer, remember the benefits of physical activity and take time to start an exercise regimen. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, physical activity has been shown to lower risks of death, heart disease and stroke as well as its risk factors and certain cancers (colon, breast, lung, endometrial). Physical fitness

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Medical Fitness

In today’s fast-paced society, everyone is looking for the ‘quick fix.’ When it comes to overall wellness, consistency is much more important than short-term solutions. Whether your goal is weight loss or controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a consistent routine is vital. Overall wellness involves a general balance of mind, body and spirit. If one

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Back at Work After Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Diagnosed in 2007 with Parkinson’s disease, Maria Trevino describes herself today as “a new person” thanks to the skill of the deep brain stimulation (DBS) team at the Mischer Neuroscience Institute. When Trevino learned about movement disorders specialist Mya Schiess, M.D., in 2010, after treatment at another institution, she scheduled an appointment. “Ms. Trevino had

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