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Latest Treatments for Painful Hips
Free Health Lecture
Is the terrible pain of hip arthritis starting to slow you down? Sacrificing your active lifestyle - whether it’s hiking, biking, running or playing sports - is not the only option. There are many treatments that can reduce the pain and help you enjoy an active lifestyle once again.
Come hear Boulder and Longmont’s only fellowship-trained hip and knee replacement specialist describe the newest approaches for relieving the pain of an arthritic hip, from anti-inflammation medicines to innovative surgical options, including MAKOplasty® and anterior hip replacement.
||C. Brian Blackwood, MD, with Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics www.boulderhipandknee.com
||Thursday, Oct. 2, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church, 7520 S. Boulder Rd., Boulder
(From South Boulder Road, turn south onto Barcelona Dr. and enter into Spanish Hills.)
bchlectures.org/hips • 303-441-0580
Protecting Yourself From Falls
Friday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon
The biggest threat to the independence of an older adult is a simple slip and fall. Each year, about one
in three Americans over age 65 will suffer a fall,
and more than 22,000 die from their injuries. Many others are left with a permanent disability that threatens their independence. Luckily, many falls can be prevented.
Don’t let a bad fall change your life forever. Join us for a morning of fall prevention classes and health screenings presented by our occupational, speech and physical therapists during Falls Prevention Awareness Week.
Where: Mapleton Center, 3rd Floor,
311 Mapleton Ave., Boulder (Corner of 4th and Mapleton)
9 – 9:45 a.m.
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Rebuild your balance and strength, fine-tune your flexibility, and lower your risk for falls to maintain your independence.
Tai Chi Class Demo
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – noon
Enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi forms, including preventing falls and improving quality of life.
9 a.m. – noon
- Vision screenings
- Home safety screenings
- Memory loss screenings
Reservations not required: For more information call 303-441-0583.
Boulder Center for Sports Medicine Events & Programs
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