Physicians at ONS regularly present health talks on topics ranging from non-operative treatments for back and neck pain to sports injury prevention to common musculoskeletal conditions related to the normal aging process. ONS’ patient education programs are designed to raise awareness of viable solutions to common health issues as well as recent medical advances available to the Greenwich community. ONS programs also support a national emphasis that encourages individuals to be actively involved in their own healthcare by providing reliable health information to help patients make informed medical decisions.
Sunday, Sept. 21
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 – This is a USATF certified 5K course that travels through the scenic residential areas of Old Greenwich, CT. The Race will start at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center on Harding Road. The course is designed for all athletic abilities whether you are a serious runner or a power walker. <Register Here>
7:30 am – Packet Pick Up/Race Day Registration
9:00 am – Start of 5K Run
10:00 am – Kids 0.5 Mile Costume Run/Walk
Health Expo Immediately Following
Upcoming Seminar Topics:
10/14 – 6:30 p.m. at the Noble Auditorium, Greenwich Hospital
Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, can result in painful fractures. Risk factors for osteoporosis include aging, being female, low body weight, low sex hormones or menopause, smoking, and some medications.
Learn about bone anatomy, fracture prevention exercises to promote bone health, updates on treatments, measures to promote strong bones, and personal risk factors.
Download brochure: Osteo Talk 2014
Exercise as Treatment for Chronic Pain
12/2, 6:00 p.m. At Noble Auditorium,
Speaker: Christopher Sahler, MD
According to the Institute of Medicine, 100 million Americans live with some form of chronic pain. Learn how exercise can be used as a safe and effective treatment for a wide array of chronic pain conditions. Christopher Sahler, MD is an interventional physiatrist specializing in sports medicine. His focus is non operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, restoring proper function, reducing pain and promoting active lifestyles.
Solutions for Foot and Ankle Pain: Beyond a Foot Massage
12/9 6:30 p.m. At Noble Auditorium,
Speaker: Sean Peden, MD
You shouldn’t have to tolerate foot pain. If you experience foot and ankle pain that limits your daily activities there are solutions. Dr. Peden of ONS and Greenwich Hospital is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. He will present treatments and surgical techniques for bunions, hammer toes and other painful foot and ankle conditions. As an athlete and NYC Marathon physician, Dr. Peden understands the importance of healthy feet and ankles. You will have an opportunity to ask the doctor questions at the conclusion of the talk.