Category Archives: Fitness

A Day In The Life Of An Academy of Art University Student In Downtown San Francisco.

Sam Bear is a student at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. The following article describes a day in the life of Sam as he goes through one of his days attending the School of Motion Pictures and Television.

Sam’s day starts at 9 am, and he is currently living in the Commodore Dormitory, which was built in 1928 as a seaman hotel. There are 15 residential facilities for the Academy of Art University and the Commodore is reserved for freshmen, which is located in downtown San Francisco. Sam said that he chose this particular school because he knew they provided a solid base for film making.

There is a shuttle stop near the University where Sam is able to ride free to all campus locations just by showing his student badge. Students who live downtown experience the vibrancy and culture of the city though the cities street art, beautiful old and new buildings, the many different city residents and gorgeous weather.

Sam attends two classes related to television and motion pictures. His first class begins at 11 am, which is Production Design focuses on a variety of aspects that relate to production such as props, sets, and costume design. This class provides Same and the other students to be challenged and encouraged by peers and professors. At 3 pm, Sam is in his Directing Actors Class, which is a collaborative class that allows students to work and improve together.

The Academy of Art University has many libraries, lounges, studios and classroom with the state of the art facilities. Sam also has plenty of time to spend time with friends and fellow students in one of the many Campus Cafes that offer a variety of food choices. The Campus Cafes are a great gathering place to mix and mingle with other students to share ideas, dreams and work. Sam ends his day relaxing with friends in his dorm and he is glad he prepared for and is attending AAU.

Academy of Art University was founded in 1929 and offers many different Bachelor Degrees, and students are offered both online and on-campus learning.

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Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum Is A Leader In The Field Of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, Chairman Of Orthopaedics at Bronxcare Health System, is a specialist in joint replacement and reconstruction orthopaedics. He is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Kirschenbaum is recognized for his design of major joint replacement systems, and he has lectured and published to bring awareness of orthopaedic subjects to the public.

Looking back through history one can see that, even in ancient times, peoples’ bones and joints were somehow set when broken. Orthopaedic medicine has been focused on correcting deformities of bones, muscles and joints. The history of joint replacement can be traced back to the 1890’s when hip joint replacements were offered. In England in the 1960s, the modern technique for total hip replacement was developed, and in the 1970s knee replacement procedures became popular.

Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum recently explained developments in joint replacement and pointed out that the average age of people wanting such surgery has decreased somewhat to an average of 65 years. This may point to obesity as a factor, as well as people wanting to stay more active as they age. Joint replacement surgeries are less risky today. People can often go home the same day. But because replacements don’t last forever and revision surgeries are often needed and more complex, great precision is required, and results are not as successful as the original replacement.

After joint replacement surgery, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is very proactive with his patients, advising them to live healthier lives and emphasizing the dangers of obesity.

More than 50% of patients requiring hip replacements are obese, and this percentage is even higher for those needing knee replacements. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum emphasizes how important it is to avoid revision surgery when possible.

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The Truth Behind Vaginal Rejuvination

A new wave of cosmetic surgery is on the rise in popularity, and here we dissect whats true and false about vagina rejuvenation. The noninvasive procedure is designed to correct the female genitalia by altering the labia lips and making them symmetrical. When the procedure first started gaining momentum many felt it was fueled by men in society needing women to be perfect but plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Walden was quick to point out the women coming to get the procedure were doing it for themselves.

The vanity in needing a perfect body part often hidden from the world struck a chord with the people opposed to the surgery however the procedure isn’t just for cosmetic purposes. Many women have enlarged labia that can cause pain via clothing friction or during sexual intercourse. Labiaplasty can also help with dryness, pain, or leakage brought on by menopause and associated changes. Others have spoken out about how women aren’t interested in the tightness of their vaginal canal and its fueled by men and their obsession with youthful women. The truth is that after childbirth vaginal tightening can help a woman’s body revert back and help with natural lubrication and the ability to have an orgasm.

Dr. Jennifer Walden is a Texas native who graduate salutatorian of her class from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Walden continued her surgical education in Texas before receiving a highly sought after fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where she worked under Dr. Sherrel Aston. After perfecting her superior’s innovative surgical techniques she opened her own practice and remained in New York’s Upper East Side for seven years. Following the birth of her twins Dr. Walden returned to Texas and opened up her private practice in Marble Falls with a satellite office in Austin.

Dr. Walden’s aesthetic surgical talent is widely known throughout her field and she was even brought onto shows like Fox News and ABC News to give commentary and provide information on new surgical techniques. She’s had multiple papers published in medical journal and co-authored a best selling book about aesthetic surgery.