Community Education/Exercise Programs from Aurora West Allis Medical Center

Jan. 14, 2010

All programs are held at Aurora West Allis Medical Center - 8901 W. Lincoln Avenue, West Allis Registration required online at www.Aurora.org or by calling 1-888-863-5502

 

Hand and Wrist Pain....Office Ergonomics and Alternatives to Surgery

Wednesday, February 17 6:30-8pm

Do you sometimes feel tingling or numbness in your hands and wrists? These feelings may be a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (a painful, progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist).

 

Dr. Scott Hardin and an Aurora Health Care occupational therapist, Laurie Becker, invite you to come and learn about carpal tunnel syndrome; how it's diagnosed and treated, how it can be prevented, as well as when surgery is necessary! FREE

 

Balance, Power, and Core Strength for EVERY Body - NEW in 2010!

Mondays, 4:45 – 5:30pm 6wks/$36

February 22 – March 29

Every BODY can benefit from this total body muscle strength and endurance class. Emphasis will be placed on core strength and balance throughout the class. This class will be designed to accommodate all fitness levels regardless of body type, age or experience. Resistance bands, step benches, chairs, hand weights, mini-balls and matwork will be utilized during class. It is recommended that you bring your own mat and handheld weights due to limited availability of this equipment.

 

Strength at the Stations

Wednesdays, 4:45-5:30pm 6wks/$36

February 24 – March 31

Challenge your heart and muscles!!! We will use a variety of equipment that includes floor/mat progressions, resistance bands, step benches, mini-balls, and dumbbells to help improve your cardiovascular fitness, balance, core strength and muscle tone. Group exercise format and individual workout stations will be utilized to help you develop a more improved fitness level.

Please bring your own dumbbells to class (approx 3-5 lb. weights recommended when starting this class). All other equipment will be provided for your use.

Community Watch

» West Allis man charged in 2 killings ruled competent for trial Updated:  7/26

» Greenfield to sell passes for residents not allowed to use dropoff 7/25

» West Allis rechecking pay to ensure market rate compensation, fairness 7/25

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Man suspected of shooting Milwaukee officer was out on bail Updated:  7/18

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» St. John the Evangelist Parish to host 49th annual Family Festival 7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» West Allis bans e-cigarette smoking where tobacco smoking is banned 7/12

» Gourmet grocery store of the world seeks second West Allis location 7/12

» West Allis seeks grant to replace lead pipes to keep lead out of water 7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: JR talks Olympic Trials with two local track athletes 7/7

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias repeats as NOW Newspapers' 2016 All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year 7/6

» West Allis couple charged with murder, burning body in South Dakota 7/5

» Traveling Beer Garden to roll into West Allis on July 13 7/5

» Angry over fireworks, Greenfield man shoots gun toward child 7/3

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/2

» West Allis sixth-grader in top 27 in nation in science competition 7/1

» Greenfield neighbors roaring about House of Harley's thunder 7/1

» Gun, ammunition sales in Greenfield might soon require public hearings 7/1

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look ahead to US Open 2017, look back at Champions Tour event in Madison Updated:  6/29

» West Allis pair confess to kidnapping, killing pregnant woman 6/28

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