Free Living Naturally Talk: Preventing Sports Injuries with Natural Medicine

October 19th, 2013 10:30 AM   through   12:00 PM
Bastyr Center for Natural Health
3670 Stone Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103

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Learn how natural medicine can help prevent and treat sports injuries

Whether you’re training for the Seattle Marathon or just want to be able-bodied enough to take brisk walks around your neighborhood, avoiding injuries is key to keeping you in top physical shape. Athletes at all levels often stretch or warm-up before physical activity, but there are many other ways you can help prevent sports injuries.

You are invited to learn some of these tips at the free talk "Preventing Sports Injuries with Natural Medicine" from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Hear how the Seattle clinic’s physical medicine department can help improve your performance and well-being from clinical supervisor Calvin Kwan, ND, who has a deep-seated passion for naturopathic manipulation, sports medicine, diet and lifestyle coaching.

Learn how some of the following treatments can be beneficial to prevent and also to treat sports injuries:

  • Soft-tissue manipulation
  • Muscle-stretching
  • hydrotherapy
  • Peat baths
  • Manipulation of the spine and extremities
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical muscle stimulation

This talk is part the free series "Living Naturally: Conversations on Health and Happiness with Bastyr Experts," presented by Bastyr University and its teaching clinic, Bastyr Center for Natural Health. All of the talks take place at Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle and feature an audience Q-and-A session. Also coming up is:

  • "Relieve Stress During the Holidays and Beyond" from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, with Anuprao Mulakaluri, ND
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  • "Dealing with Depression Naturally" from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, with Amy Davis, PsyD, and Stephen Phipps, ND, PhD
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