The spring/summer session of Oregon Health & Science University's much-anticipated "Ask the Health Experts" seminar series is approaching. Each lecture is followed by a question-and-answer session with leading experts in their field. All lectures are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:
April 25 - Sports Injuries & the Weekend Warrior
Ryan Petering, M.D.
A lecture for those of us who refuse to slow down. Learn about preventing and treating sports injuries for recreational and aging athletes.
May 16 - Causes & Treatments for Neck & Arm Pain
Brian Ragel, M.D.
Acute arm or neck pain, tingling, or loss of sensation is often caused by spine inflammation or injury. Hear more on the latest treatments and therapies that can dramatically decrease pain and increase function.
June 13 - Female Athlete Injury Prevention
Andrea Herzka, M.D.
Proper nutrition and smart exercise strategies are essential to avoid injury and perform your best. Learn about the right ways to stay running strong.
July 18 - Hip & Knee Replacement
Kathryn Schabel, M.D.
Learn about important advances in joint replacement — for arthritis, sports injuries and aging joints — and whether they can help you.
All lectures will be held at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing, third floor, 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland, OR 97239. Maps and driving directions.
To attend the OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures, register online or by phone at (503) 494-1122. Free parking is available near the Center for Health & Healing. Light refreshments will be served.