Learn about Osteoarthritis in this 4 session workshop series offered for free in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and OsteoArthritis Service Integration System (OASIS).
Understanding Osteoarthritis Friday, September 7, 2018, 10am to 12pm
Learn the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and strategies to protect joints to improve overall management.
Osteoarthritis and Exercise Friday, September 14, 2018, 10am to 12pm
Learn various types of exercises and the recommended amount of exercise for those with osteoarthritis to increase range of motion, strength and endurance.
Nutrition and Osteoarthritis Friday, September 21, 2018, 10am to 12pm
Learn how diet and weight affect osteoarthritis in this workshop that covers topics on nutrients, supplements, weight, eating habits, portion sizes and Canada's Food Guide.
Pain Management Friday, September 28, 2018, 10am to 12pm
Gain an understanding of why pain occurs for those with osteoarthritis, factors that increase pain and strategies to manage a flare up and chronic pain.
Language: Mandarin 国语
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