Health

July 27, 2021

Back to School Sports Physicals – An Important Health Screening

    It’s back to school time, when we have a ton of things to check off the list: new books and supplies, new clothes, enrolling our children in sports, activities and more. Before completely checking off sports, consider getting your child a...

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July 14, 2021

Annual Physical Therapy Check Up

Have you spoken to your physician about your Annual Physical Therapy Check-Up? Take control of your physical fitness and musculoskeletal health TODAY! Many of us take the time to see our primary care physicians (PCP) and our dentists regularly to ensure the ...

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June 18, 2021

The Importance of Daily Sunscreen Use

Wearing sunscreen every day, even if you are outside only for short periods, is an important step in keeping your skin looking healthy and preventing skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, daily use of at least an SPF 15 sunscreen can lower you...

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May 14, 2021

Skin Cancer & Melanoma - Learn the ABCDE's of Skin Cancer

Did you know? Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States.  In fact, it is estimated that one out of seven people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. What Causes Skin Cancer? Certain ri...

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May 06, 2021

What is Hand Therapy?

Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a bevy of pastimes requiring arm strength. Whether swimming, swinging a bat or pushing a lawnmower, our upper extremities get plenty of use during warmer months. It is a good time to talk about how we can hel...

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April 27, 2021

What is Occupational Therapy?

In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, Marguerita “Margo” Murray, lead occupational therapist at Mountainside Medical Center, explains the role of an occupational therapist. Occupational therapists are focused on helping people fully engage...

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February 26, 2021

Operation GI Innovation

At Mountainside Medical Group, gastroenterologists use some of the latest techniques and technologies to help patients overcome gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Procedures to Address Every Condition When your digestive system is out of sorts, it can throw yo...

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January 15, 2021

Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Treatment of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the United States, investigational treatment to help lessen the effects of the virus continue to be sought after. One of those treatments is the use of monoclonal antibodies, also referred to as mAbs. The use of mAbs h...

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January 07, 2021

The Coronavirus Pandemic’s Wide-Reaching Impact on Behavioral Health Patients

The coronavirus pandemic has had many ramifications aside from than the virus itself. Everyone’s day-to-day activities have been impacted by COVID-19 and everything that has come with it. One particularly vulnerable group are individuals battling with s...

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October 29, 2020

World Stroke Day

Initiated by the World Stroke Organization in 2006, World Stroke Day occurs annually on October 29 and is used to observe to recognize the serious nature and high rates of stroke, raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition, and ensur...

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