Toddlers and Screens – Answers to a Common Question
With seemingly everybody using a smart phone or device these days, a common question parents ask is: Do I need to limit my toddler’s screen time? Dr. Linda Brown with Emerson Family Medicine of Maynard provides some guidance.
Dr. Sidhartha Pani’s Paintings Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury through October
As part of its mission to keep the community healthy, Emerson Medical at Sudbury continues its art exhibit series to inspire wellness. The latest exhibit, “Out of Africa,” features paintings by Dr. Sidhartha Pani, Medical Director of Emerson Primary Care Associates of Sudbury. The series is based on his family’s experiences in Kenya and Tanzania, and the richness of wildlife in the Serengeti, Ngoro Ngoro, Amboseli and Masai Mara.
Self Defense Seminar on August 21 - Ideal for Students Going to College
Emerson’s Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a self-defense seminar for teens and adults on August 21. The seminar includes hands-on self-defense techniques and strategies for staying safe – it is ideal for college students.
Local Resident Becomes First in State to Be Certified in Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Susanne Liebich, instructor with The Steinberg Wellness Center at Emerson Hospital, is the first person in Massachusetts to earn a Certification in Dance for Parkinson’s Disease (PD®). Dance for PD classes at the Steinberg Wellness Center invite those with PD and caregivers to experience the benefits and joys of dance while helping to enhance balance, cognition, mobility, depression and physical confidence.
Emerson’s Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body Hosts Open House
Emerson Hospital invites the community to an Open House of its Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body on Saturday, March 30 from 2 p.m. -5 p.m. at 310 Baker Avenue, Concord. A variety of free demonstrations and lectures on the latest wellness topics, including acupuncture, yoga, self-defense, muscular therapies, rolfing bodywork and tai chi will be offered. Participants who register for classes at the open house will receive a discount. Tours, raffles, giveaways and refreshments will be available.
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital
Quitting smoking is not as easy as it sounds. It often takes multiple attempts for people to quit and the most effective ways are with the support of others who are working to stop smoking too. Starting Monday, March 11 and continuing through April 22, Emerson Hospital will host a Freedom from Smoking® group clinic to help people learn how to overcome tobacco addictions and enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money and healthier relationships.
Private Wellness Treatments Now Available at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to take better care of yourself? Are you aiming to do more self-care this year to promote good health? The Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is now offering private wellness treatments. Acupuncture, muscular therapy, massage therapy and Tui Na therapies are now available at the beautiful new wellness center located at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord.
New Yoga Classes Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Yoga isn't just for exercise. Many studies have shown the positive effects of yoga on a person's physical and mental health. Yoga has also been proven to have a significant impact on preventing illness and managing the treatment of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other health issues. Taking wellness classes has proven to help reduce depression, loneliness and mental health issues, while improving overall health.The Steinberg Wellness Center at Emerson Hospital is hosting a wide variety of yoga classes this winter to help everyone discover the benefits of yoga for optimal health and wellness.
Tai Chi and Qigong Class Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
If you or a loved one is looking for a great workout that will improve both mental and physical health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is offering a Qigong/Tai Chi Combination class this January. Studies have shown that qigong and tai chi help to improve mental health as well as lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of falling.
Essentrics Classes Starting this Winter for a Full-Body Workout at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Essentrics classes are available starting in January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital. Essentrics is a full-body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic combination of strengthening and stretching. The classes are scientifically designed to rebalance the entire muscular skeleton, strengthen and stretch all of our muscles, aid in weight loss, keep joints healthy and increase range of motion while protecting against injury.