Ask the Health Experts

Winter 2017

Join us for informative talks about some of today’s top health concerns. Learn the latest developments in treatment, prevention and detection from the leading professionals in the field. Light refreshments will be served at all seminars.

Watch recordings of past ask the health experts seminars

Bone and joint care

Rehabilitation After Total Joint Replacement

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
Lindsay Brown, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S.

Do you need a total hip or total joint replacement? You’ll likely need physical therapy after surgery. Learn about the different kinds of exercise prescriptions, therapies and home exercises that can help get you active once again.

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Wrist and Thumb Arthritis

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Omar Nazir, M.D.

If you have arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome, writing, grasping and holding items can be painful. Learn about the latest treatments and ways to help manage your symptoms.

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Brain care

How to Stay Sharp as We Age

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017
Katherine V. Wild, Ph.D.

Learn about the basic differences between healthy brain aging and dementia, and the research that shows how you can help your brain stay healthy as you get older.

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Heart care

Living with Heart Failure

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Virginia Hebl, M.D., M.S.

Advances in treatment are helping people with heart failure live longer, fuller lives. Learn more from a team of experts in cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, pharmacy and nutrition.

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Mindfulness

The Practice of Mindfulness

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017
Jeffrey Proulx, Ph. D.
Kimberly Carson, M.P.H., eRYT

Mindfulness, meditation and yoga are known to alleviate stress and lead to healthier behaviors that can help your brain and body adapt as you age. Learn about the many approaches to living mindfully and how complementary medicine can support stress reduction and resiliency later in life.

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Spine care

Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Khoi Than, M.D.

Degenerative spine conditions can happen as you get older and your spine loses some of its capabilities and structure. Find out more about degenerative spinal conditions — such as adult scoliosis, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis — and the treatment options available.

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Complementary Treatments for Back Pain

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017
Brooke Buzzi, Certified Advanced Rolfer
Kimberly Mauer, M.D.
Jordan Graeme, D.C., M.S.H.N.F.M.

Degenerative spine conditions can happen as you get older and your spine loses some of its capabilities and structure. Find out more about degenerative spinal conditions — such as adult scoliosis, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis — and the treatment options available.

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Scoliosis and the Adult Spine

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Jason Chang, M.D.

Adults can face a unique set of challenges when living with scoliosis. Find out about the latest research and treatments, and how they can help.

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Sports Medicine

Exercise is Medicine – Keeping Active and Well

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Ryan Petering, M.D.

Does getting older have to mean slowing down? Not necessarily. Learn about how to prevent, manage and treat sports injuries at any age.

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Baby talk

Considering fertility treatment? Want to learn about what choices might be best for you?  At OHSU, we offer a full range of fertility services. Join us at an open house. Meet briefly with a fertility expert, get to know our staff, learn about financial options, and get your questions answered.

Financial sessions at 5 or 6 p.m. 
Meet with fertility experts 5:30 – 7 p.m. 

Registration dates available:

Location:

OHSU Center for Health & Healing
10th Floor, Fertility Clinic Lobby
3303 S.W Bond Ave., Portland, OR 97239