Is it possible to live free of arthritis? Are there lifestyle changes you can make to live arthritis free? How do you prevent arthritis from getting worse? Can arthritis be healed without drugs or surgery? What steps can you take to keep your joints healthy? Find out how to do this in a comprehensive manner.
It's estimated that one out of every two people will develop knee arthritis by age 85. That one out of four people will develop painful hip arthritis in their lifetime.
An estimated 294,000 children under age 18 have some form of arthritis or rheumatic condition; this represents approximately one in every 250 children in the U.S. By 2030, an estimated 67 million Americans ages 18 years or older are projected to have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.
The free lecture will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and will help attendees learn how to avoid unnecessary surgery and drugs. Learn how to get well through a holistic approach - lifestyle, diet, nutrition and homeopathy. Dr. Gregory Pais will share his 39 years of experience to help you stay healthy. Pais is a licensed naturopathic doctor who has practiced in Northcentral Pennsylvania since 1998. He is board certified in classical homeopathy and has been working with diet and nutrition since 1974.
The program is free and open to the public and will be held on the third floor of the Welch Family Wing at the library.
Registration is suggested but not required. To register or for more information call 326-0536 or go to jvbrown.edu.
This thought provoking educational opportunity at the James V. Brown Library is part of the statewide literacy initiative of Pennsylvania Forward, helping libraries build communities one person at a time.