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.

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» Video: Greenfield going full speed to become its own internet provider 6/21

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» Trial ordered for firefighter accused of fatal drunken crash 6/7

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