Spinepros.com - We try to give back to the community with our Free Public Workshops. Please attend one.

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Public Workshops and Seminars Description

Seminar Descriptions

Anti-Aging & Longevity
Degenerative disease (cancer, arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease) is reaching epidemic proportions in America. It is now predicted that one in three persons will get cancer. Presently, over 950,000 people die of heart disease yearly, and one in six persons has diabetes. The purpose of this workshop is to teach individuals how to prevent degenerative disease, increase life expectancy and maintain optimal health. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management and body mechanics. A slide show and handouts are used. Time is also allotted for questions and answers.

Stress Management
A recent survey done by the University of Maryland showed that over 50% of Americans experience high levels of stress every day. In fact, one of the most widely prescribed classes of drugs in this country is antidepressants. Early symptoms of stress include digestive disturbances, headaches, fatigue, muscle tension, insomnia, neck pain and back pain. In its later stages, stress can cause degenerative diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, strokes and cancer. The purpose of our workshop is to teach participants how to manage and reduce stress in their lives. The talk includes a slide presentation, handouts, time management strategies, relaxation techniques and time for questions and answers.

Ergonomics -- Staying Fit While You Sit
90,000 Americans suffer annually with Repetitive Motion Syndromes. This problem cost companies millions of dollars. Our unique slide program is oriented to educate as well as change personal bad habits that cause carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, back and neck pain. It includes low tech. ergonomic recommendations, preventive exercises, self-examination for carpal tunnel, back and neck problems, and time for questions and answers.

Back Pain
Sixty to eighty percent of American adults suffer from periodic lower back pain. Lower back pain is the # 2 reason that people miss work. Studies have shown that drug treatments and surgery are ineffective for treating this disabling condition. The purpose of this seminar is to provide information on how to prevent and correct lower back pain. Dr. Rifkin's presentation includes a slide show, handouts on exercise and body mechanics, group postural analysis, and time for questions and answers.

Pressure Point Therapy
A pressure point is an area of nerve interference located in the body that can lead to pain and illness. In this workshop, Dr. Missaghi discusses pressure point theory and how to locate and relieve active pressure points. By the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to locate and treat pressure points associated with common conditions such as headaches, neck pain, back pain, low energy, carpal tunnel syndrome, PMS, and sinus problems. This talk includes handouts, a slide show and group participation doing pressure point therapy. Time is given for questions and answers.

Headaches
12.5 million Americans get daily headaches, 24% of Americans suffer from migraines and 45 to 50 million people seek medical help for headaches. Headaches are responsible for over 64 million days of lost productivity each year. The purpose of our "Headache Seminar" is to show participants how to eliminate or reduce headaches (migraine, tension, sinus and cluster) naturally. This presentation includes handouts, a slide show, and a group self-evaluation for structural causes of headaches. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

Nutrition
The Surgeon General has estimated that 90% of all disease is due to poor nutrition. Our Doctor'spresentation focuses on using sound dietary habits to correct and prevent illness. In addition, information is presented on herbs, supplements and homeopathic remedies. The seminar includes handouts and a slide presentation. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

Pain Management
Pain is the most common complaint reported to doctors. The clinical problem of chronic pain constitutes the single largest medical problem in the U.S. Over 90 million people are affected with a cost of 70 billion dollars per year. Our Doctor's presentation focuses on the underlying causes of chronic pain and what can be done to reduce it naturally. This seminar includes handouts and a slide show. Time is allotted for questions and answers.

Pressure Point Screenings - Potent Points
A potent point is an acupressure point that is used to enhance overall vitality and well-being. In this workshop Dr. Rifkin prevents an overview of acupressure philosophy and teaches participants potent points for treating themselves and others. This presentation lasts includes a slide show, handouts, and group participation in performing potent point therapy.

Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that results in aching pain throughout the body. It can become so severe that people can become totally disabled. Approximately 6,000,000 people in the U.S. suffer from this disorder. The purpose of this seminar is to show participants how to reduce or eliminate Fibromyalgia through natural methods. This presentation includes handouts, a slide show, and a group self-evaluation for structural causes of this illness. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine is becoming increasingly popular in our country. It is now estimated that 50% of Americans use some form of alternative treatment. In this presentation, Our Doctor's describe the principles of alternative medicine and why combining it with traditional medicine is the best way to maintain wellness and recover from illness. Specific types of alternative therapies are also reviewed. There is also group participation in learning some self-help acupressure techniques. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

 

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