Arizona Arthritis Center Hosts 'Living Healthy with Arthritis' March 10

George Humphrey
Feb. 9, 2001

Co-sponsored by the Arizona Arthritis Center and Arizona Arthritis Center Friends, the seminar "Living Health with Arthritis" is open to individuals with arthritis, their family and friends.

Topics include an overview of arthritis, the importance of self-care in the management of the disease, and the "mind-body connection" for pain control and healing. In addition to lectures by Dr. David E. Yocum, director of the Arizona Arthritis Center, and Steven Gurgevich, clinical psychologist, fitness instructors will guide participants through a fun workout of low-impact exercises. Participants should dress comfortably.

The Arizona Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, is dedicated to biomedical research into the causes and treatments of more than 100 forms of arthritis. The Arizona Arthritis Center Friends is dedicated to keeping the public informed about the latest advances in arthritis research, education and treatment.




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