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Date(s) - 04/22/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Currently Reserved: 14

Musser Public Library


Caleen Pagel, Physical Therapist will facilitate a workshop on Tai Chi and Lymphedema. Lymphedema impacts many cancer patients, especially those who have lymph nodes removed. It is most commonly associated with breast cancer, but does affect both men and women. Caleen will present on the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of lymphedema. She will also talk about risk reduction strategies and treatment interventions. Caleen will also discuss how Tai Chi can reduce stress and help drain the lymphatic system. Participants are encouraged to join in a short Tai Chai exercise.

A licensed Iowa physical therapist since 1980, Caleen has experience in pulmonary and cardiac rehab, neuro rehab, women’s health, torticollis in infants.

For more information on the 8-Week Muscatine Mind, Body, Spirit Challenge, please visit www.gildasclubqc.org/muscatinechallenge.

Taller Tai-Chi/Linfedema
El linfedema afecta a muchos pacientes con cáncer, especialmente a aquellos a quienes se les extrajeron los ganglios linfáticos. Es más comúnmente asociado con el cáncer de mama, pero afecta tanto a hombres como a mujeres. Caleen Pagel, fisioterapeuta, presentará los signos, síntomas y factores de riesgo del linfedema. También hablará sobre estrategias de reducción de riesgo e intervenciones de tratamiento. Caleen también discutirá cómo el Tai Chi puede reducir el estrés y ayudar a drenar el sistema linfático. Se anima a los participantes a unirse a un breve ejercicio de Tai Chi.

  • Lunes 22 de abril de  6-8 PM en Musser Public Library (408 E 2nd Street)

Para más información sobre el Desafío de 8 semanas en Muscatine Mente, Cuerpo y Espíritu, por favor visita www.gildasclubqc.org/muscatinechallenge.

This program was made possible by the Iowa Cancer Consortium & The Iowa Department of Public Health.
Este programa es posible gracias al Consorcio de Cáncer de Iowa y el Departamento de Salud Pública de Iowa.


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