September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Health

Fitness

Move of the month

Exercise: Stability Ball Knee Tucks Target Body Part: abs, legs, calves and shins Primary Muscles: rectus abdominus (abs), transverse abdominus, quadriceps (quads), obliques Secondary Muscles: (synergists/stabilizers) erector spinae, anterior an More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState named Physical Therapy Department of the Year

CentraState's Physical Therapy Department has been named Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Center of the Year by NJBIZ as part of the business publication's "HealthCare Heroes" awards program. More...

CentraState uses new body cooling device on first emergency patient

CentraState's Emergency Department (ED) now offers a new rapid, body-cooling device for cardiac arrest patients to help them recover with minimal or no damage to the brain. More...

CentraState offers free September health programs in Monroe

CentraState Medical Office at Monroe is offering several free health screenings in September.The office is located at 312 Applegarth Road, Suite 103, in Monroe. More...

Tips for preventing back aches from sitting at a desk all day

Just stand. Talk on the phone standing up. Feel those muscles stretch.Your body will breathe a sigh of relief for getting the blood flowing again. Walk. More...

Jerome Bettis uses the ProAdjuster to maximize his longevity in the NFL

Imagine every Sunday for 13 NFL seasons the trauma of playing professional football can have on the spine; it is equivalent to getting into 25 car accidents per week.The pounding on the gridiron for NFL legend Jerome Bettis has taken a toll on his More...

Medical Info

A needle in a migraine

For those of you who get headaches and migraines, you understand that pain that can bring any day to a screeching halt. But according to two new reviews, acupuncture therapy may be the cure you're looking for. More...

There are some nonsurgical treatment options for neck pain

There are many treatment options for those suffering from neck pain.There is conventional medical care where the family doctor will usually prescribe a muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory, and/or pain killer to help patients through episodes of acut More...

Make eye exams part of the back to school routine

Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year.Before heading back to the classroom, the American OptometricAssociation (AOA) and the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP) recommend a visit to the optometrist. More...