Thursday, April 1, 2010

Running during therapy

Healing your body and your mind at the same time:
The 40 or so patients who enter Dr. Wayne Sandler’s Century City office each week expect to see a couch; after all, Sandler is a psychopharmacologist. What’s surprising are the two treadmills at the far wall. For five years Sandler has been offering patients the option of walking or running as they unpack their psychic burdens. Whatever pace a patient chooses, the doctor—on his own machine—matches it.