10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Dry Needling is an invasive technique used by physical and occupational therapists to treat acute and chronic pain, and rehabilitation from injury with very few side effects. The technique uses a filament needle, without medication or injection, which is inserted into areas of the muscle known as trigger points. A trigger point describes a taut band of skeletal muscle located within a larger muscle group. Trigger points can be tender to the touch and can refer pain to distant parts of the body. Physical and Occupational therapists utilize dry needling with the goal of releasing/inactivating the trigger ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.
Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More
10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events
On Saturday, October 26th, WOW is volunteering with Women Giving Back, an organization working to provide clothing, shoes, and accessories for women and children emerging from the transitionally homeless systems of Northern Virginia.
We sat down with the successful business ladies behind WGB, Terri Stagi and Fiona Hughes, to get an inside look at where they draw their inspiration, how WGB came about, and more! Terri, founder & president of The Stagi Group, has been married for 34 years and has two grown children - the oldest of which got married this month ... Read More
10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies, show your team spirit with this Redskins New Era Structured Hat! This stylish hat features an embroidered Redskins logo and a slide buckle closure. This hat is the perfect addition to your Redskins wardrobe!
Item: Ladies Redskins New Era Structured Hat
WOW Deal: Take 25% of when you use the promo code WOWDEAL78
Limited quantities available. This deal is for one day only. Valid online only and while supplies last. Read More
10.23.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Sharon Chapman, 67, a financial advisor and tax accountant from Arlington, Virginia. Chapman, a mother of two and grandmother of five, had no family history of the disease and was diagnosed with Stage Three breast cancer in June 2005 via mammogram. After a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, the lifelong Redskins fan has been cancer-free for over seven years.
How long have you been a Redskins fan?
Sharon Chapman: I have been a fan for as long as I remember. My dad was a fan and he started taking me to games in the ... Read More
10.22.2013 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
WOW is getting to know the Team Wives and Girlfriends in our Team behind the Team segment and letting YOU in on the details! Next up is Danielle Helu, wife of #29 running back Roy Helu, Jr. Hailing from Omaha, Danielle grew up the third child of six (Roy is also one of six!) in a large but close-knit family.
Although both Roy and Danielle attended the University of Nebraska, the two did not actually meet until Danielle had returned back from overseas after suffering an injury playing professional volleyball. Read more about how the two met, her off-season in ... Read More
10.22.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Kimberly Young, Founder Healthy Little Cooks and author of 5-Minute Lunchbox
Juicing gives our bodies super concentrated vitamins and minerals that store bought juice can’t provide. The only downside is that many times, the pulp it produces gets literally dumped down the drain. These carrot spice cookies are an excellent way to recycle juice pulp into a healthy indulgent treat. After trying these, I’m sure you’ll add this to your long list of reasons to start juicing.
1 cup white whole wheat flour (can substitute for regular wheat or ¾ cup white ... Read More
10.21.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
During the month of October -- in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Judy Meyer, a 56-year old legal assistant and mother of three from Richmond, Virginia. Meyer was diagnosed in ... Read More
10.21.2013 / Blog Posts Redskins
Stephen Czarda, Redskins Staff Blogger
After weeks of leaving too much on the field, the Washington Redskins capped off an entertaining game against the Chicago Bears with a come from behind 45-41 victory.
In front of a soldout crowd at FedExField as part of the franchise’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness game, the Redskins scored their most points since 2005 and gained the most yards in a game (499) ending in regulation in 22 years.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III had his best game of the season, throwing for 298 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 84. With ... Read More
10.19.2013 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
WOW is getting to know the Team Wives and Girlfriends in our Team behind the Team segment and letting YOU in on the details.
Last week we got to know Jada Hall and hear about what it was like being married to DeAngelo Hall and raising a family in the NFL world! Next up: Danielle Newsome, who is the girlfriend of #86 tight end Jordan Reed.
Tell us a little about yourself!
I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska and I absolutely loved it there! The state is so rich in natural beauty and has so many breathtaking parks ... Read More
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