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Calendar of February Health and Wellness Programs at Adventist Health Castle


Calendar of February health and wellness programs at Adventist Health Castle 

Joint & Spine Center presentation: “Hip and Knee Replacements and Revisions”

Thurs., Feb.7, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE
Presenter: Linda Rasmussen, MD, orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Rasmussen discusses knee and hip pain and the advancements in robotics for total and partial knee replacements utilizing the NAVIO® robotic system. Find out how you can relieve pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis and hear testimonials from patients who have had the procedure.

To register, call 263-5220 or visit

In Sickness and In Health seminar: “Bone Health and What It Means to You”

Thurs., Feb. 7, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Auditorium

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Lori Okuda, RT(R)(M)(MR)

Learn about the importance of bone health, having a bone scan and making healthy lifestyle choices.

To register, call 263-5050 or visit

Diabetes Management

5 sessions starting February 19, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

or starting February 21, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness Center

642 Ulukahiki Street, Kailua

This accredited program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators is led by certified diabetes educators for people who want to manage their Type 2 diabetes and prevent complications. Participants learn how to eat healthy, be active, monitor blood sugar levels, reduce risk of other health conditions, and other skills to cope with the disease. Cost of most diabetes services are covered by HMSA, Medicare and other insurance plans. For information or to register call 808-263-5051.

Eat Well for Life cooking demonstration: “Asian Fusion Fun”

Thurs., Feb. 28, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium

Cost: $12/person; non-refundable

Presenter: Lynette Lo Tom

Lynette Lo Tom, food writer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, demonstrates four delicious vegan recipes from her two cookbooks: A Chinese Kitchen and Back in the Day. Generous samples and written recipes are provided. Dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated.

Class seating is limited, and payment and reservations are required at least one week in advance. To register, call 263-5050.


Relax and Rejuvenate with Licensed Therapeutic Massage

Adventist Health Castle locations in Kailua and Kaneohe

Standard rate: $1 per minute; $68 for 75 minutes

Massage therapy is an effective stress management tool that provides your body with the relaxation it needs to stay strong and healthy. Adventist Health Castle offers licensed massage therapist services in a relaxed setting. Gift cards available, too.

For appointments, call 263-5050.