Mind, Body, Beauty: What You Don’t Think of When You Think Health Network
When you think of Lehigh Valley Health Network, or any traditional hospital, chances are you think of physicians, office visits, blood tests and even surgery in serious cases. What’s often overlooked are the many non-traditional services LVHN offers to the community addressing the mind, body and beauty. With summer fast-approaching, one or all of these services can help you feel and look your best.
MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)
Stress can wreak havoc on the body and mind. So, it’s imperative to recognize how stress is impacting your life and find ways effectively manage it. The Center for Mindfulness at Lehigh Valley Health Network offers several stress reduction classes, including: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Qi Gong, as well as occasional programs for children and teens. The MBSR program aims to create awareness in the present moment and encourages those practicing to be more in tune with their body to achieve relaxation, and in turn, reduce stress. To view the class schedule visit LVHN.org/mindfulness or to register for a class.
On your road to wellness, massage services can offer pain relief, stress reduction and relaxation which are all beneficial to your overall health. LVHN’s massage therapists offer a variety of massages, including: therapeutic; neck, back and shoulder; foot; pregnancy; hot stone; Reiki energy and sports massages. Packages are also available in bundles of five or ten. The benefits of massage therapy are numerous, but if you’re uncertain about the type of massage best suited for your body and needs, one of LVHN’s licensed massage therapists can offer a recommendation. To view the massage options, visit LVHN.org/massage.
It’s important to feel great, but looking great also has lasting impacts on how we feel. LVHN’s licensed medical esthetician offers a variety of facial esthetic and skin care services to improve skin and achieve a healthy and youthful appearance. A few of the conditions treated include: fine lines, wrinkles and sun damage; crow’s feet; stretch marks; rosacea; pigmentation issues such as sun spots; scar reduction; acne and acne scarring; excessive pore size; improvement of skin tone and sagging skin. Treatment is offered via injectables and fillers, facials and exfoliation. To schedule an appointment with the esthetician to begin improving your skin visit LVHN.org/skincare or call 888-402-LVHN.