Take a healthy stroll...
Women are invited to take “a healthy stroll” through the Arts and Education building, where they will find interactive information on topics like common women’s health issues, car seat safety, infant crying, breast cancer and more. Free blood pressure, skin damage and oral screenings will also be offered, along with three medical presentations to be featured on the HRMC stage in the Arts and Education building.
HRMC Stage in the Arts and Education Building
10:30 a.m. – Acupuncture: Getting to the Point!
Josh Carr, DC, a chiropractor at Carr Chiropractic Clinic, will share the history behind acupuncture and theories about how acupuncture became a viable treatment. He will also present current research and share some of the common conditions and diseases which can be alleviated with acupuncture. Dr. Carr will also tell attendees what to expect during and after treatment to help ease any worries regarding treatment.
11:30 a.m. – Take It or Leave It
Dr. Sara Castellanos and Dr. Elyse Brock, obstetric and gynecologic physicians with the Women’s Wellness Center, will walk through the pros and cons of the many options we have today when facing common female issues to help them feel better and enjoy being a woman.
2:00 p.m. – Too Busy for a Heart Attack
When 65-year-old Marsha Brown noticed unusual chest pain and fatigue that would come and go with some frequency, she misunderstood these heart attack symptoms as anxiety. You’ll hear Marsha’s story along with information on the unique symptoms women experience from Kevin Vaska, MD, Brown’s cardiologist. Debbie Cutshaw, a cardiac rehabilitation nurse with HRMC, will teach women how to help avoid heart disease by caring for your body and paying attention to even subtle changes.