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  • Get Back to Life: Minimally Invasive Spine SurgeryRegister Button

    Technology...you hear about new surgical techniques in the news, in magazines, and from friends and family. Information can be overwhelming and confusing when deciding which option may be right for you. Many spinal conditions can be treated using a less invasive technique. Join Dr. Paul Stanton, spine surgeon, for a discussion about common causes of back, leg, neck and arm pain. Find out how these conditions are treated with minimally invasive spine surgery. Learn about the benefits, how it can lead to faster recovery, and who is a potential candidate.

    Date - Tues. Aug 23
    Time - 6 – 7:30 p.m.     
    Location - Penrose Cancer Center, 2222 N. Nevada Ave., Rooms A-C
    Cost - FREE


    Shoulder Pain - From Rotator Cuff to ArthritisRegister Button

    Do you have sore shoulders? The causes could be from overuse, inflammation or even carrying a heavy bag. At this seminar with orthopedic surgeon, Ronald Hollis, MD, you will learn the causes and treatment options for rotator cuff injuries and shoulder arthritis, when to consider surgery, and the conservative and surgical treatment options. Time will be allotted for a question and answer session.

    Date - Thurs. Sept. 22     
    Time - 6 – 7:30 p.m.     
    Location - Penrose Cancer Center, 2222 N. Nevada Ave., Rooms B & C
    Cost - FREE


    Stepping On!

    Stepping On empowers older adults to carry out healthy behaviors that reduce the risks of falls. This workshop meets once a week for seven weeks using adult education and self-efficacy principles. In a small group setting, older adults learn balance exercises and develop specific knowledge and skills to prevent falls. Older adults who should attend are those who are, at risk for falling, have a fear of falling, or who have fallen one or more times. The workshop is co-led by a health care professional and a lay leader. Local guest experts assist by providing information on exercise, vision, safety and medications. Limited to 14 participants.

    For dates, times and to register for the Stepping On program, call 719-776-5926.

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