Oh My Aching Back (and Neck!)

This seminar will cover the anatomy of the spine, common injuries relating to the neck and back, and how regular activities of living and exercise can exacerbate your symptoms. Lauren will also discuss proper lifting mechanics, ergonomics, safe transfers and how being aware of posture and body positioning can help to prevent lumbar spine and cervical spine injuries. Presented by Lauren Masi, Clinical Services Director and Co-Owner at Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc.

Is Yoga Right For You?

Details coming soon!

Practical Advice for Those with Osteoporosis & Osteopenia

In this presentation you will learn concepts to improve postural alignment, balance, and proper movement patterns to protect your spine if you have Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. You will get practical advice on what to do and what not to do while staying active with these conditions. Valerie Watase, Co-Owner and Ambassador of LPT, will discuss the options for the management of these conditions.

Joint Replacements: What Expect Before and After

Joint replacements are one of the leading reasons for utilizing physical therapy services. Come join us to learn about some of the symptoms warranting consideration of a joint replacement, alternative strategies to try before “taking the plunge” and what to expect after surgery. Hip, knee, shoulder and ankle replacements will be discussed.

Gait & Balance

Maintain your independence and fight back against falls! Gait and balance issues are not a natural part of aging. Join Valerie Watase, Co-Owner and Ambassador of LT,  and learn what you can do to tune up your balance!

Valerie will discuss the components of gait and balance, how to tell if you are at risk for future falls, and discuss tips on improving balance in order to increase your independence and quality of life.