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Strawberry Mansion: Therapist Offers Alternative Form Of Therapy

Strawberry Mansion: Therapist Offers Alternative Form Of Therapy

Ronald Crawford sat at his desk in his office at Stop and Surrender, an alcohol and drug treatment facility, as he gathered his curriculum for his latest group therapy session. The difference with this session is he needed his black Logitech speakers. The reason? Crawford uses hip-hop therapy. Hip-hop therapy consists of analyzing rap lyrics […]

 

Mantua: Rabbit Run Promotes Exercise as Medicine for Parkinson’s Patients

Mantua: Rabbit Run Promotes Exercise as Medicine for Parkinson’s Patients

Jodi Cianci is serious about her workouts. She trains as if her life depended on it – because it does. “I treat my exercise like a doctor’s appointment,” Cianci said. Cianci was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2010 when she was just 49, but has been dealing with early onset symptoms of the chronic illness since […]

 

Northeast Philadelphia: NEPYA Pounding the Pavement to Benefit Youth Sports

Northeast Philadelphia: NEPYA Pounding the Pavement to Benefit Youth Sports

Philadelphia City Councilman-At-Large Dennis O’Brien was taught at a young age by his grandfather the inherent value of giving back to the community. Years later, O’Brien is doing just that with the Northeast Philadelphia Youth Alliance. The NEPYA is currently comprised of seven volunteer-based youth sports organizations in the Northeast. Before the NEPYA, these clubs […]

 

Amateur Sports: Five Runs You Need To Know About

There are a lot of fun things to do in Philadelphia, but for the amateur athlete who loves to run, there are many unique ways to get involved. Whether it’s dressing up in your favorite 90’s gear, or helping those in need, these five runs are sure to entertain. Pretty Fly For a 5K Break […]