Health seminars around town

DOWNEY - Pioneer Medical Group is hosting a series of educational health seminars in the local area. The complete schedule of seminars appears below:Oh My Aching Knees - The knee is a vulnerable joint that bears a great deal of stress from everyday activities such as lifting and kneeling. Many knee problems are the result of the aging process and continual wear and stress on the knee joint. Dr. Todd Stockwell will lead the lecture on common knee conditions. The lecture will contain important information on knee pain resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other medical conditions. The doctor will discuss prevention techniques, as well as treatment options for many knee problems. Dr. Todd Stockwell, Cerritos Senior Center, April 14 at 8:30 a.m. Living with Osteoarthritis - Join Thilan Fernando, M.D., for an informative lecture on osteoarthritis. Fernando will explain how arthritis is diagnosed and treated, and offer tips on how to stay active with arthritis. Thilan Fernando, Barbara J. Riley Community & Senior Center, April 14 at 12:15 p.m. Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis - Learn how to still enjoy daily activities and get the most out of life by following some simple steps. Lindsay Hutchinson, P.A., will discuss the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, medications, proper home care management and simple exercises that can help you enjoy living with this condition. Lindsay Hutchinson, P.A., Cypress Senior Center, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. Diabetic Foot Problems and You - People with diabetes can develop many different types of foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Foot problems most often happen when there is nerve damage called neuropathy. Join Dr. James Lee, podiatrist, for an informative lecture and get the facts on how your feet can last a lifetime. Dr. James Lee, Cerritos Senior Center, April 28 at 1 p.m.

********** Published: April 9, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 51