Date(s) - 26 Jan 2013
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11th annual Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, on Jan. 26, plays a vital role in education and outreach.
“Building Blocks for Living Healthy with Arthritis: A Multidimensional Approach to Arthritis Care in the 21st Century.”
• When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 26. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
• Where: DuVal Auditorium at The University of Arizona Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
• Cost: $15 per person (free for members of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends; advance registration is required). Registration deadline is Jan. 15; early registration is recommended.
• The details: The conference begins with an “Early Bird Stretch” and includes coffee and lunch, a raffle and two breakout sessions with presentations by speakers from the University of Arizona Arthritis Center and Canyon Ranch Health Resort.
Keynote speaker Dr. Esther Sternberg, known for her discoveries on the impact of the brain’s stress response on arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, will discuss “The Mind-Body Interaction: How Understanding the Brain-Immune Connection Can Help Maintain Wellness.”
Other presentations include “Oh, My Aching Feet … The Science of Disease Treatment of the Foot,” “Matters of the Heart … Cardiovascular Issues and Arthritis,” “Advances in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis,” “The Anti-Inflammatory Diet,” “A Physical Therapy Perspective … Advances in Osteoarthritis Treatment & Prevention,” “The Secret Language of Emotions” and “The Latest News on Total Hip and Knee Replacement.”
Free parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus visitor/patient parking garage.