Bio

Peggy W. Brill, a Sharecare expert, is a world-renowned, board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy with 18 years of clinical experience and has taught her "Core Program" and "Instant Relief" around the world. Brill owns and maintains Brill Physical Therapy’s three private practices, two in Manhattan. Brill is the author of two books, THE CORE PROGRAM: 15 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life and INSTANT RELIEF: Tell Me Where It Hurts and I’ll Tell You What To Do. She has successfully helped thousands to relieve pain and return to the joy of actively living.

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  • New York, NY

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports what many American seniors may already know: that knee "instability" boosts their odds for a dangerous fall.

    "Falls, injury from falls and poor balance confidence are extremely common and debilitating problems in older peopl...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens who experience severe harassment can suffer from serious mental health problems, a new study suggests.

    "With bullying, I think people often assume 'That's just kids teasing kids,' and that's ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Wrestlers are much more likely to suffer skin infections than other U.S. high school athletes, new research shows.

    The study authors examined five years of data on skin infections among athletes in 22 high school sports. Nearly 74 percent of sk...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babies born in Brazil with abnormally small heads and brains -- believed to be caused by infection in the womb with the Zika virus -- typically face a lifetime of health challenges, doctors say.

    But not all are destined to a life ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl 50 showdown, many may be focused on the potential dangers of concussion, but that's not the only health risk football players face.

    Concern about the size of players -- esp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise reduces older men's risk of serious injuries from falls, a new study finds.

    "The physical activity program was more effective in reducing the rate of serious fall injuries in men than in women," said study author Dr. Thomas Gill,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 New England Journal of Medicine.

    A recent evidence review conducted by the Amer...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they may be one step closer to using stem cells to replace damaged skull and facial bones in people who experience a head trauma or undergo cancer surgery.

    The researchers discovered and isolated stem cells capable of repairing t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pain Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking prescription narcotic painkillers doesn't improve movement or reduce disability in people with pain related to nerve damage, researchers have found.

    "Even though [narcotic] medications can be a powerful pain killer, it does not necessarily m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Few cases of severe brain damage in newborns are due to mistakes made during delivery, a new, small study indicates.

    Researchers analyzed the medical records of 32 full-term infants with cerebral palsy and mental retardation, and found that the br...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer Americans are smoking, the rates of psychiatric disorders among those who do -- particularly more recent smokers -- are on the rise, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from 25,000 people born in the 1940s, 1950s, 19...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With much of the eastern United States bracing for a major winter storm this weekend, one expert is offering advice on how to lower your risk of slipping or falling on ice or snow once you head outside.

    Wear boots or shoes that provide good tracti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Physical frailty among older people who have elective surgery is linked to a greater risk of death one year later, a new study suggests.

    Canadian researchers found the one-year death rate for frail older patients having certain surgeries was at ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy might not benefit people with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

    Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder that interferes with the ability to do daily tasks. Typically, physical therapy is used in the l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many women who survive cancer have symptoms of chemotherapy-related nerve damage in their feet and hands years after treatment, a new study reveals.

    Moreover, this nerve damage -- called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy -- is associated...Full Article