"Battles of the Bad Back"
When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Where: DuVal Auditorium
The University of Arizona Medical Center,
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Who: Randy Raugh, PT, DPT
Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital Outpatient Orthopaedic Clinic
Author, Prime for Life: Functional Fitness for Ageless Living
About the Lecture:
Nearly 80 percent of Americans suffer from back pain in their lifetime. Join us as Dr. Raugh discusses non-invasive ways to treat and prevent low back pain. Discover how you might be causing your own low back pain and learn safe practices that may help reduce recurrences. Issues related to disc abnormalities and degeneration, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac pain will be discussed in this presentation. Dr. Raugh will also detail issues of the correlation - or lack there-of - between symptoms and what is seen on an x-ray or MRI.
About Dr. Raugh:
Dr. Raugh's extensive work in the field of health and wellness and physical therapy has been featured in U.S. News and World Report, Arthritis Today and in GQ Magazine. Currently a physical therapist in the orthopaedic department at Caronelet St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Raugh was the fitness director and a physical therapist at Canyon Ranch Health Resort's Life Enhancement Center for 27 years. He is the author of the book, "Prime for Life: Functional Fitness for Ageless Living", a guide that delivers practical information for people of all ages on how to keep muscles, joints and bones feeling young and functioning optimally. Dr. Raugh holds a clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Tickets for Event:
Prior registration is required, however it is not necessary to bring a printed ticket to the lecture.
Parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. The fee is $1.50 per hour, cash only.
The Living Healthy With Arthritis community outreach and public education program focuses on healthy lifestyle education and patient empowerment while living with arthritis. The lecture series features a wide range of topics utilizing both community speakers and medical and health professionals from the University of Arizona.
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