Tag Archives: Wellness Center Ridgewood

Is Stress Killing You?

According to the American Institute of Stress, “Stress is the basic cause of 60% of all human illness and disease. 3 out of 4 doctors visits are for stress related ailments! Extreme stress events reduce grey matter of the brain in regions associated with emotion and physiological function…meaning stress shrinks the brain. 44% of Americans feel more stressed…
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Is It A Good Thing To Have Sore Muscles After Your Workout?

There’s chatter around the gym. “I’m tired, but I’m not stopping.” “No pain, no gain.” “Embrace the shake.” Cliches bounce off the walls like weights bounce off the ground (neither, by the way, are a good thing). Chances are you think you didn’t have a good workout if your muscles aren’t sore the next few…
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Corporate Health & Wellness Performance

When your workplace is healthy, your workplace is happy. Countless studies have shown that corporate workplaces that encourage physical fitness and healthy wellness have higher productivity, less employee sick days and an altogether higher performing business. Corporate wellness programs can range from a gym in the basement on campus, fitness plans with Third Space Medical,…
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Pain and your Brain

How much is pain “in your head”? Studies confirm that significant changes occur in the brain during the shift from Acute to Chronic pain. “Chronic pain patients exhibited brain activity in areas including the perigenual anterior cingulate cortex, the medial prefrontal cortex, and parts of the amygdala—areas that are considered to mediate emotion.” According to Forbes…
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The Point of Acupuncture

Mention just the word needle and you’re sure to see quite the reaction from some skittish people. The fear of needles is fairly common as most people associate the pointed fiend with doctor visits, painful shots, immunizations and of course, the dreaded IV. But needles have been utilized to bring positive comprehensive affects in both…
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Treating Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia. Hard to nail down, hard to treat.  For years, the medical community had trouble even recognizing fibromyalgia as a disease. With such symptoms as chronic pain, fatique and anxiety and depression, even diagnosing a patient with the ailment was difficult. With no quantifiable and obvious signs, the medical community and others resisted the belief…
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New Year, New You

With the start of a new year, it’s quite natural to look for ways to improve. Improve our careers, our health, our lifestyles or our looks. As we move through life, a new year often has us looking both at past accomplishments and at future goals. We look at the beginning of a new year…
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How New Jersey Acupuncture Can Help Your Anxiety

You might think acupuncture is for people who don’t believe in western medicine or for your geriatric parents who need help with chronic back pain. However, a growing amount of research shows that acupuncture can actually help treat a very common condition that happens in all people from time to time: anxiety. Here at Third…
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Achieve Maximum Health with Your Wellness Center in Ridgewood

At Third Space Medical, we have a very clear and defined mission: to provide each patient with a positive and extraordinary experience that encourages them to achieve a maximum level of health. We understand that as you age, certain conditions arise and activities that you once enjoyed are now no longer as easy to complete.…
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