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.




What is Pain and How can Physical Therapy Help?

with Tim Appleford, PT, MSPT, OCS, ATC 

What is pain and why do we experience it? Wouldn’t life be easier if we didn’t have pain? Can’t I just take medicine to solve all of my pain problems?

The answers are not as simple as you might think. Come and learn …

  • How pain occurs in the body
  • Pain as a protective mechanism and as a beneficial function
  • Chronic pain and what happens when pain gets out of control
  • How can we control pain (hopefully without medications!)
  • And how physical therapy (and other therapies) may be able to help

Understanding pain can be the key to controlling it and this lecture will be an excellent first step in learning more about your body and how to improve your wellbeing.

 

Please use the Event Website in the details below to register.




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.

 

Please use the Event Website in the details below to register.