Arthritis

 

Most of us go about our day without ever thinking about how we stand, walk or exercise. But how well we move may be an insight into our body's overall health – both physically and mentally. Take Overlook Medical Center’s movement awareness assessment and learn how you can make changes that will help eliminate pain and make daily tasks easier. Get started now >


Arthritis Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. Our programs provide information and outreach, physical activity and self-management services for people with arthritis and osteoporosis. For more information, please call the North Jersey Regional Arthritis Center toll free at 1-877-973-6500; to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Paint Your Pain
An art therapist will lead various art-making exercises designed to help adults cope with chronic pain and find relaxation. All materials are supplied.
Wednesday, June 14; 10:00 to Noon
Medical Arts Center (MAC) II Building, 11 Overlook Road, Summit, NJ

 

Mindfulness Group
Men and women can learn how to use the power of the mind to help cope with illnesses. Registration is required.
Outpatient Behavioral Health at Overlook Medical Center
46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
Presenter: Lanie Kessler-David, LCSW
For more information, a schedule and to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.

Arthritis Articles

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Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

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Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

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Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

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