A Week of Wellness

River Falls Public Library  – April 30th – May 3rd
6:00 to 7:30P each evening

River Falls Area Hospital and River Falls Medical Clinic offer these free classes to help you get healthy and stay healthy.

For more information or to register visit www.riverfallsareahospital.com or call the Wellness Center at 715-426-4545.

Women and Hormones from Puberty to Menopause
Date: Monday, April 30

Beth Shockey – Woll, OB-GYN N.P., will help women understand their hormones and how they affect their bodies throughout their lives.  Puberty, hormonal contraception, PMS, menopause will be covered.  A pharmacist from Freeman Drug, a compounding drug store, will discuss use of bio-identical hormones throughout these life phases.

Weight control
Tuesday, May 1st

Is dieting driving you crazy?  Tami Gregg, registered dietitian at River Falls Medical Clinic, will help you understand how to make food choices that keep you healthy and help you lose weight.  A physical therapist from the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation & Wellness Center will show you how to complement your diet with exercise.

Competing at Your Highest Level – How to Prevent and Avoid Sports Injuries
Wednesday, May 2

Whether you’re serious about your favorite sport or a more casual athlete, you don’t want to get sidelined by injuries. Patrick D. Sura, MD, River Falls Medical Clinic, will discuss how you can participate in your favorite sport competitively and safely.  A physical therapist from the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation & Wellness Center at RFAH will also be available for questions.

Arthritis and Minimally Invasive Surgical Options for the Knee
Thursday, May 3

William Schneider, M.D., Orthopedic surgeon, St. Croix Orthopaedics, will be presenting the various treatment options for arthritis.  Schneider will primarily be discussing minimally invasive surgical options, using the knee as an example.  There will be time for questions after the presentation.