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Physical Therapy for CF Health - Fall 2018
Part of CFRI's Breathe In - Work Out CF Wellness Initiative
5-Week Interactive Online Class Taught by Nicole Irizarry, DPT (Optimize PT), and Karen von Berg, DPT (CF Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Center)
Beginning Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 am PST

Classes will be held on Saturdays, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm PST (2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EST), starting November 3 (no class November 24 - Thanksgiving weekend). The class is free to individuals with CF, as well as parents, spouses, partners and siblings of those with CF. While there is no charge, you must register for the class in order to participate. 

This class will help those with CF to address some of the more common health issues that may not always be addressed in clinic. Topics include endurance, strength and flexibility, and managing posture, chronic pain and urinary incontinence.

Tentative class schedule:
November 3: Urinary Incontinence: How to Stay Dry
November 10: Why do I Have Back Pain, and What Can I Do About It?
November 17: Low and High Intensity Exercise: What's Best For Me?
no class November 24
December 1: Why Breathing Exercises Are Important
December 8: The Importance of Posture and Using Yoga to Help You

By signing up for this class, you are agreeing to complete an anonymous pre- and post-class survey, to help CFRI get a better understanding of how this class affects participants. Thank you!

For any questions, please call us at 650-665-7576, or email sbrants@cfri.org.

CFRI's Breathe In - Work Out CF Wellness Initiative is made possible through a Circle of Care Grant from Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Register Early!