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Mary Free Bed YMCA

5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
616-840-8128

April 2016

Cancer Survivors Prevention & Healing Event with Jenny Peterson

April 28, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Cancer survivors and friends/families are invited to a community wellness event to promote prevention and healing.Please click here to register. No cost to attend or participate! Book-signing by Jenny Peterson, landscape designer, cancer survivor and author of The Cancer Survivor’s Gardening Companion Therapeutic yoga classes with instructor Michele Fife, Master Yogi and WOTV-8 Wellness Lady Demos on how to make healthy smoothies and snacks with Chef Mick von Doxtater Door prizes and give-aways (must register and be present to win)…

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August 2016

Preventing Back Pain – FREE Community Education Series

August 15, 2016 @ 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the launch of Mary Free Bed's free community education series. In our inaugural event, Wendy Ginsberg, MSPT, Cert. MDT and Nicole Gillikin, DPT, Mary Free Bed physical therapists, discuss back pain and simple things you can do to prevent this common health problem. Light refreshments available. Event held in the Community Room at the Mary Free Bed YMCA (5500 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids).

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September 2016

Sports and Concussion – FREE Community Education Series

September 12, 2016 @ 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed's free community education series. Sports and Concussion: What Athletes Need to Know Dr. Stephen Bloom Concussions, which account for 10 perfect of sports injuries every year, are the most common type of brain injury. Dr. Stephen Bloom, medical director of the Sports Concussion Program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, will discuss diagnoses and treatment of concussion for weekend warriors and athletes of all ages. Light refreshments available. Event held in the…

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October 2016

Weight Management – FREE Community Education Series

October 10, 2016 @ 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed's free community education series. Healthy Living: Eat, Drink and Move the ‘Mary Weigh’! Learn how to successfully manage your weight and live a healthy lifestyle with tips from Dr. Jeffrey Kramer and the Weight Management team at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Whether you’re trying to lose weight to prevent disease or joint deterioration, to prepare for surgery or just want to live more healthfully, you’ll get educational tips and myth busters…

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November 2016

The Land Down Under: Pelvic Floor Problems. FREE Community Education Series

November 14, 2016 @ 11:30 PM - November 15, 2016 @ 12:30 AM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed’s free community education series.The Land Down Under: Pelvic Floor Problems It’s a subject most women – and men – don’t want to talk about, but symptoms affect both genders and all ages. Causes include pregnancy or childbirth, surgery, cancer, age and trauma. Symptoms range from pelvic, abdominal and low back pain to painful intercourse and incontinence. Dr. Kelly Armstrong, a rehabilitation physician, and Shana Holda, a physical therapist, specialize in treating pelvic…

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January 2017

Pain is Weird. FREE Community Education Series

January 9, 2017 @ 11:30 PM - January 10, 2017 @ 12:30 AM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed’s free community education series.Pain is Weird presented by Dr. James Hudson of the Mary Free Bed Pain Center This engaging presentation will focus on understanding the body's nervous system and its response to pain. We'll also explore the latest data on opioid pain relievers and discuss effective alternatives. Light refreshments will be available. Event held in the Community Room at the Mary Free Bed YMCA (5500 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids).

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February 2017

Lower Back Pain: FREE Community Education Series

February 6, 2017 @ 11:30 PM - February 7, 2017 @ 12:30 AM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed’s free community education series. What a Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Lower Back Pain Lower back pain is the most common type of disabling discomfort. It’s also the costliest chronic condition in the United States. Dr. Christopher Morelli, medical director of the Mary Free Bed Spine Center, and physical therapist Carrie Malin will share the latest updates and information on causes and symptoms, and what people living with back pain can…

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March 2017

Brain Power: FREE Community Education Series

March 6, 2017 @ 11:30 PM - March 7, 2017 @ 12:30 AM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed’s free community education series. Brain Power: Why Neurorehabilitation Improves Life for Survivors of Stroke, Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Neurorehabilitation is vital for those affected by stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or neurologic conditions. Dr. Michael Wheaton, a specialist in neurorehabilitation at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, will explain this innovative, dynamic process and how early intervention can support recovery and help people reclaim their independence. Light refreshments will…

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April 2017

Namaste Your Pain Away: How Yoga Has Your Back

April 10, 2017 @ 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Please join us for the Mary Free Bed’s free community education series, "Namaste Your Pain Away: How Yoga Has Your Back" Treating low back pain with yoga is a good move, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Dr. Colleen Sullivan and physical therapist Melissa Marek specialize in treating musculoskeletal conditions – and they’re also registered yoga teachers. They’ll share how yoga can provide relief for low back pain as well as reduce stress, encourage self-awareness and…

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December 2017

Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Mary Free Bed Invitational a highly competitive National Wheelchair Basketball Association tournament 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St. SE, a revolutionary, fully accessible facility More than 130 athletes representing 11 wheelchair basketball teams from Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. Two teams – The Pacers (D1) and The Rollin’ Drive (DIII) – are members of Mary Free Bed’s Wheelchair & Adaptive Sports Program, one of the largest such programs…

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Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 United States
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Mary Free Bed Invitational a highly competitive National Wheelchair Basketball Association tournament 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St. SE, a revolutionary, fully accessible facility More than 130 athletes representing 11 wheelchair basketball teams from Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. Two teams – The Pacers (D1) and The Rollin’ Drive (DIII) – are members of Mary Free Bed’s Wheelchair & Adaptive Sports Program, one of the largest such programs…

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