‘Arthritis – No bones about it!’

Published 5:42 pm Thursday, August 2, 2012

St. Luke’s presentation Aug. 7
Arthritis is a chronic condition that can be painful and crippling.  Physical limitations caused by arthritis can often be accompanied by social isolation, depression and pain.
Jamie Cehlar, physical therapist with St. Luke’s Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, will make a presentation on arthritis on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 3 p.m. in the St. Luke’s Hospital library.
Cehlar will present information designed to reduce the impact arthritis can have on people’s lives and encourage a positive approach to the problem.  The presentation is also designed to give people with arthritis the knowledge and skills they need to take a more active part in their arthritis
Cehlar will offer exercises, relaxation tips, and other ways to save energy and use joints wisely, the role of medication and nutrition and coping with depression, pain and other problems that result from arthritis.
The program is free and spaces are limited. Call 828-894-2408 to reserve your spot. Light refreshments will be served.
– article submitted
by Jennifer Wilson

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