Health Events Planned

Jan 13, 2018 - 8:30 am

Geisinger Holy Spirit will host a "New Year, New You" event addressing chronic bone, joint and spine pain on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the auditorium at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, 503 N. 21st St., Camp Hill.

Geisinger Holy Spirit providers will discuss various types of pain along with treatment and management techniques. The event will also include a sports safety presentation with injury prevention tips for children as the spring sports season kicks off. Vendors will offer additional health and wellness information, retail shopping opportunities and door prizes.

At 8:30 a.m., vendor booths will open. Michael Werner, Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics, will present "Navigating Foot and Ankle Pain" at 9 a.m. At 9:40 a.m., Bryan Bolinger, D.O., Geisinger Holy Spirit Neurosurgery, will present "Treatments for Back and Neck Pain." At 10:35 a.m., Jyoti Sharma, Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics, will present "Understanding Finger, Hand and Wrist Pain." At 11:10 a.m., Meagan Fernandez, Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics, will present "Prevention and Treatment for Pediatric Sports Injuries."

Light refreshments will be provided. The session is free to attend, but space is limited. To register, readers may visit http://events.geisinger.org, email HSGACommEdWeb@geisinger.edu or call 717-972-4149.

Geisinger Holy Spirit now offers the Silver Circle program to southcentral Pennsylvania residents age 55 and over. Silver Circle is a free membership program that promotes physical, emotional and social wellness. Members can take advantage of fitness classes, health programs, social activities and more. There is no cost or obligation to join. A small fee will be charged to participate in some programs.

Geisinger Holy Spirit will host a Silver Circle kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 310 Hertzler Road, Mechanicsburg. This free mini fitness event is open to men and women age 55 and older and will include yoga and Zumba classes.

To register for this event or for more information, readers may email GHSSilverCircle@geisinger.edu or call 717-972-4289 or 717-972-4149. To view the class schedule, readers may visit http://Geisinger.org/events and search for GHS Silver Circle.

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