Author Archive for Stephanie Dunker

Fighting Fibromyalgia

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects 5 million adults in the United States alone. It is more common in women than men and is generally diagnosed in…

The Dog Days of Summer

It’s been a busy week in the Dunker household. Kimber, our new, 1-year-old chocolate Labrador arrived on Saturday. Like most young Labs, Kimber requires lots of exercise to ensure her energy isn’t spent on more destructive endeavors. One of the…

What is Wii-hab?

The Nintendo Wii video game system is not just for fun and games, although it can certainly makes rehabilitation more enjoyable. Wii-habilitation, or “Wii-hab,” is the medical application of interactive video gaming devices to enhance therapy treatment. Therapists have been…