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Calendar of June health and wellness programs at Adventist Health Castle

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Joint & Spine Center presentation: “Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options”

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

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE
Presenter: Brandee Black, MD, Med, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Black’s free presentation will cover shoulder injuries and ways to alleviate pain. Nonsurgical methods and varying minimally invasive surgical options will be discussed, including arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs and total shoulder replacements.

To register, call 263-5220 or visit adventisthealthcastle.org

Weight Loss Surgery

Wed., June 12, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE
Presenter: Steven Fowler, MD, bariatric surgeon

Come learn about Castle's Hawaii Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program presented by bariatric surgeon Steven Fowler, M.D., and other members of the team including, a dietitian, nurse coordinator, and fitness and wellness specialist. This presentation would be particularly useful to individuals considering surgery for weight loss and metabolic disease such as diabetes.

To register, call 263-5176 or visit adventisthealthcastle.org

In Sickness and In Health seminar: Lifestyles of the “Rich in Health” and “Blue Zone Famous” Adventists

Thur., June 13, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Robin Matsukawa, MD, Internal Medicine

Before Blue Zones, there was and still is the Adventist Lifestyle. Come learn about the basics of Adventist Health and have a new start in life. Healthy refreshments will be served.

To register, call 263-5050 or visit adventisthealthcastle.org

Eat Well for Life cooking demonstration: “Plant-based Nutrition for Vibrancy and Vitality”

Thurs., June 27, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium

Cost: $12/person; non-refundable

Presenter: Holly Harding

Discover how to build balanced, nutrient rich plant-based tasty, vegan meals with vitamins and nutrients to boost vibrancy and vitality. You’ll learn about local and international spices and flavors to replace less healthy, less nutrient filled options. Cook Holly Harding has studied 100+ dietary theories including the psychology of eating, and created The H Lyfe Method to help people eat healthy.

All classes are vegan and are demonstration-style. Generous samples and written recipes are provided. This is a group food demonstration and food allergies are not accommodated. Class seating is limited, and payment and reservations are required at least one week in advance. To register, call 263-5050. For more information, visit adventisthealthcastle.org

Ongoing

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.