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August 29 SCI Matters- Health & Well-Being after SCI

SCI Matters - Health and Wellness

SCI Matters - Health and Wellness

“Health and Well Being after SCI”

Presentations by Darlene Karasik, RN, MSN and Dr. Anjali Agrawal

The Benefits of Seated Tai Chi Chih, by Darlene Karasik
Why take a Tai Chi Class?
Using universal Tai Chi principles students learn to practice Tai Chi within their own comfort zone. Seated Tai Chi can be done almost anywhere and at anytime. Physical balance, flexibility, and stamina are enhanced by focusing on movement generated from the core. Students find that with practice Tai Chi breathing patterns and movement training are easily transferred to activities of daily life. Studies have shown that Tai Chi promotes rest, sleep, general comfort and immune
functioning. Come and find out how studying Tai Chi may make it easier to learn activities like wheelchair dancing.

What I put on my plate: Eating healthy after SCI, by Dr. Anjali Agrawal
Dr. Anjali takes a holistic approach in providing complete health care for the entire family, focusing on pediatric care and women’s health care. Dr. Anjali treats her patients by combining the very best gentle and low force hands-on- technique, high quality physiotherapy procedures and providing the newest and best whole food vitamin and mineral supplements on the market today. This approach accelerates your journey back to health from not only the outside in but also the inside out. She specializes in Chiropractic Care, Nutrition Counseling and Digestive Health utilizing whole food therapy, and Allergy Relief/Neurological Stress Reduction therapy. Dr. Anjali is dedicated to “Helping families move well, eat well, and live well.”

Valley Specialty Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
751 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, CA 95128
Room BQ 160 (Basement South wing)
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
5:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Presentation starts at 6 p.m.)
Light refreshments provided

Call (408) 885-2397 (Robert Medel) email: Robert.Medel@hhs.sccgov.org
SCI Matters is coordinated by the
Rehabilitation Research Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

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