Living Healthy with Arthritis Series: “The Wonder of Water”

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
 
Water and the ways it can help arthritis and other rheumatologic illnesses is the topic of “The Wonder of Water,” a free presentation, open to the public, on Wednesday, May 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at University Medical Center, Chase Bank Auditorium (Room 8403), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. The lecture is presented by the Arizona Arthritis Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
 
Using visual illustrations, speaker Carolyn Rashti, MS, aquatic therapist, will discuss the history and ways that people have been receiving help from the most vital substance on earth – water – and how the Arthritis Foundation encourages the use of water therapy for rheumatologic illnesses.
 
Carolyn has been involved with dance, movement for theater and movement therapy for 27 years. She has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is an aquatics aerobics professional certified by the A.E. A. (Aquatic Exercise Association) and the Arthritis Foundation.
 
Seating is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, contact the Arizona Arthritis Center, (520) 626-5040, or email LivingHealthy@arthritis.arizona.edu
 
The lecture is part of a series of “Living Healthy with Arthritis” monthly talks presented by the Life Compass initiative of the Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine and supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.
 
The Arizona Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, is a research leader with a focus on identifying the causes of arthritis and developing improved technologies for diagnosing, measuring and treating the disease. For more information, visit the website www.arthritis.arizona.edu