Park Ridge Health to host talks about low back pain, carbohydrates and sleep apnea

Press release

From Park Ridge Health

Event Summary for 5/6/13 – 5/12/13
Please call 855-PRH-LIFE to register for any Park Ridge Health events.

Upcoming Events

Low Back Pain: A Look at Prevention and Treatment
Wednesday, May 8
12 – 12:30 p.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Sales with WNC Chiropractic Center
This free presentation will cover the basics of avoiding low-back issues through proper ergonomics, basic exercises and lifestyle modifications. The second focus will be on the wide variety of treatment options starting with good self-treatment at home, and including when to seek more advanced medical care. Dr. Jennifer Sales Slechter is a local chiropractor who runs a family practice with an emphasis on sports. She earned a B.S. in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University, where she was the Valedictorian.

Carbohydrates: Making the Right Choice
Tuesday May 14
12 – 12:30 p.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health
Good carbs, bad carbs, high carbs, low carbs… What is the healthy choice? At this free event, learn how to make healthy choices when it comes to carbohydrates from Park Ridge Health’s Lead Dietician, Kathy Berger.

Sleep Solutions: Alternatives for Mild to Moderate Sleep Apnea
Monday, May 20
12 – 1 p.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health
Presented by Michael Neuenschwander, M.D.
The physicians at Park Ridge Ear, Nose and Throat are now offering the “SomnoGuard” oral appliance for patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea. Oral Appliance Therapy has gained widespread recognition and coverage by many insurers as an effective, less obtrusive option for potential first-line treatment. The community is invited to learn about this new treatment option at a free lunch and learn presented by Park Ridge Health. A technician from the Park Ridge Sleep Center will also be available to address questions about sleep studies. Come at 11:30 a.m. to enjoy a complimentary lunch from the Café at Park Ridge Health. To RSVP for this event, please call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433). Space is limited.

Free Support Groups

Breast Cancer Survivors and Friends Support Group
Monday, May 6
5:30 p.m.
Park Ridge Health Breast Center
50 Hospital Dr., Ste. 4B, Hendersonville
This support group is offered by the Park Ridge Breast Health Center and open to anyone in the community seeking support and information. For more information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 650-2790.

Oncology Community Support Group
Friday, May 10
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Burchard/OB Conference Room at Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville
Offered by Park Ridge Health Oncology Center and open to anyone in the community undergoing the stress of cancer treatments. Caregivers and family welcome. Facilitated by Suzanne Watkins, R.N., O.C.N., O.N.N., and Darlene White, Park Ridge Health volunteer and cancer survivor. For more information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 681-2917.


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