In October, St.Vincent will be offering a series of free lectures aimed at educating women and helping cancer survivors. Learn more about the lectures below.
Be a Strong Survivor
Empower yourself to restore strength and flexibility after cancer treatment. Speaker Sally Hughes, PT, a licensed physical therapist for 34 years, focuses on the care of cancer survivors.
Learn prevention and management of symptoms, exercise guidelines and precautions for Lymphedema. Speaker Paula N. Byerly, MS PT, ATC/L, CLT, a licensed physical therapist for 18 years, is certified in lymphedema therapy.
Donâ€™t Be Afraid to Sneeze
Participants will learn easy ways to improve bladder control, reduce pain in the pelvis, and reduce the need for medication and surgery by becoming more aware of pelvic floor muscle control and bladder retraining techniques. Lecture presented by Andrea Bognar, PT, CLT, a licensed physical therapist for 13 years, specializing in womenâ€™s health.
Bone Up on Osteoporosis
Learn how to prevent and manage osteoporosis. Speaker Sandra Takoch, PT, a licensed physical therapist for 22 years, specializes in womenâ€™s health issues. Sandra is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
How to Attend
Where: St.Vincent Physical Therapy Clinic, 8550 Naab Road Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46260
When: Saturday, October 15, 8:30a.m. â€“ 1p.m.
(Donâ€™t Be Afraid to Sneeze, 8:30-9:30a.m.
Bone Up on Osteoporosis, 9:40-10:40a.m.
Be a Strong Survivor, 10:50-11:50a.m.
Call 317-415-5704 to register. Food and drinks provided. Register to win raffle prizes.