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May 2018 Cancer Lifeline Lymphedema Support Group: 1st Meeting at Northwest Hospital! New Time too!

May 12, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Please join us for our first meeting at the MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING, ROOM 112, on the NORTHWEST HOSPITAL CAMPUS!? Please note that our meeting time is also changing to 12:30-2:30 pm.?This move celebrates a new collaboration between our Cancer Lifeline partner and Northwest Hospital.? We are extremely happy to have been chosen as one of the programs that will be part of their combined efforts! Note that parking in the lot adjacent to the Medical Arts Building is free on Saturdays.

At this meeting Karin Collins, a Certified MELT and Qigong Instructor, will present about important Hand and Foot Self Care so critical for lymphedema patients. Learn how this simple method can support healing,?MELT employs the use of gentle tools for the goals of fascial tissue remodeling, pain relief, and performance improvement. The application and compression-quality of the specialized MELT balls and rollers have unique feel and objectives, primarily that of non-traumatizing, indirect, active and passive, light-touch techniques to help regulate sympathetic to parasympathetic tone, improve heart rate variability (HRV), and fine-tune motor control.?https://www.meltmethod.com/about/

Details

Date:
May 12, 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Venue

Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center
1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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Organizers

Basha Brownstein, Community Program Manager, Cancer Lifeline
Dianne Graham