February 2016

Client Testimonial: Lara Hogan’s Triumph Over Chronic Pain through Exercise and Neuroplasticity

Pongo Power client Lara Hogan joins us in this guest post detailing her recovery from chronic pain and the symptoms of Crohn's disease. As many as 1.6 million Americans are affected by inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. These life-long conditions can be treated, but not cured. [1] [...]

Chronic Pain & Mind-body Medicine, An Interview with the Filmmakers

In an interview with the creators of This Might Hurt, local filmmakers Kent Bassett and Marion Cunningham join Pongo Power in order to explain the urgency and importance behind their upcoming documentary. Pongo Power Flatbush will be hosting a special fundraiser on Saturday, February 20th to help raise money for the team [...]

January 2016

Oh God, I’m Still Alive: My Story About Ending Chronic Pain, Part One

There’s a release. A relief. A brief moment, in your time on this planet that you think, “Oh, this is science… and I might not die.  I am not going to suffer and die, right now, anyways.  I have more time than I think I do.  What’s more, that time [...]

December 2015

You’re Invited! We’re Hosting a Fundraising Party on February 20th!

WHO: You! WHAT: A Fundraising Party for the non-profit Documentary THIS MIGHT HURT.  You can watch the trailer, here. In 2015 our Grand Opening at Pongo Power Flatbush was fabulous.  We'll be hosting a similar type of event this year, with live music, open bar, and comedy to raise money [...]

Four Exercises To Never Do Post Partum

A woman’s body is truly amazing.  It’s able to stretch and expand in order to accommodate another human being in such a short amount of time (although it may not feel like a short time during pregnancy) and then return back to its normal size within months.  Her body creates, [...]