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June 2017

Oh My Aching Back (and Neck!)

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc., 3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B110
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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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.

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July 2017

Joint Replacements: What to Expect Before & After

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc., 3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B110
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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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.

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August 2017

Shoulder Injuries & Prevention: Is It My Rotator Cuff?

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc., 3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B110
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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Come learn about the anatomy and applicable bio-mechanics of the shoulder! We will discuss how dysfunctions may contribute to pain and functional limitations in one’s activities. Rotator cuff injuries, common “wear and tear” and sports injuries will be discussed as well as how to prevent and rehabilitate.

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September 2017

Practical Advice for Those with Osteoporosis & Osteopenia

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc., 3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B110
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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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, Director of LPT, will discuss the options for the management of these conditions.

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November 2017

“Fall” Prevention @Oakwood Athletics Club

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oakwood Atheltic Club, 4000 Mt. Diablo Boulevard
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
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Maintain your independence and fight back against falls! Gait and balance issues are not a natural part of aging. Join Valerie Watase, PT and learn what you can do to tune up your balance and avoid falls during the Fall and Winter Seasons! 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. Register with Oakwood at…

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