“Therapeutic Recovery with Yoga” free workshop is Saturday, October 9
Posted on October 5th, 2021
Wauwatosa Physical Therapy of the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin will host a workshop, “Therapeutic Recovery with Yoga,” on Saturday, October 9, at 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public and all staff. Board Certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kennth Berg, MD, physical therapist Melissa Post, PT, and yoga instructor Michelle Schultz will discuss the therapeutic benefit of yoga after joint surgery.
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6750 W. State Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Schedule of the workshop:
11 a.m. – Dr. Kenneth Berg, MD, orthopedic surgeon
-Discussion of precautions and the timeframe for return to activity
11:20 a.m. – Melissa Post, PT
-Discussion of readiness factors for returning to yoga and an overview of the guidelines for precaution
11:40 – Michelle Schultz ERYT, CHLC Studio Director at Firefly Yoga Loft
-Discussion of the health benefits of yoga and the types of classes available
12 p.m. – Giveaways, refreshments and free consults
Dr. Berg is a general orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in comprehensive fracture care and minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement. He also has a strong interest in total knee and shoulder replacement, including the reverse shoulder replacement. Dr. Berg is trained in foot procedures, arthroscopic rotator cuff and knee problems as well.
Melissa has 10 years of experience helping patients with orthopedic as well as complex pain issues restore function, including specialty certification as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist. She enjoys movement analysis including running gait, body mechanics, and integrating goal activities into the rehab program. Melissa is a hands-on, evidence-based therapist who uses a variety of techniques to help patients achieve optimal movement and restore life activities.
Michelle has been teaching private and group yoga classes in Milwaukee and the surrounding area, offering a variety of styles for all levels, all ages for over 15 years. Throughout that duration she has completed two 200 HR certifications in Hatha yoga, Therapeutic yoga, as well as Certified Holistic Life Coach, Pilates, Power Yoga, PiYo, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yoga for Seniors, Spin Cycling and Food Psychology.