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Subject Talk Series on Chinese Medicine for Elderly Health (Apr - Jun 2019)

Subject Talk Series on Chinese Medicine for Elderly Health (Apr - Jun 2019)

The subject talks aim to arouse the public awareness towards elderly health, the self-care ability of the elderly, and to enhance the quality of caregiving.

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How to Treat Frozen Shoulder with Traditional Chinese Medicine (Full)
Date: 2019/6/21 (Friday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Sheung Shui Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. The stiffness that makes you difficult or impossible to move, causes so much inconvenience in your life. You might also feel the pain in the shoulder muscles that wrap around the top of your arm, and even in your upper arm. Worse still, the pain could get worse at night, which can make it hard to sleep.
A Chinese medicine practitioner will illustrate to the definition, causes and preventions of frozen shoulder through this seminar.
Chinese Medicine for Knee Osteoarthritis (Full)
Date: 2019/6/18 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Chai Wan Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: An introduction of the risk factors, symptoms, preventive measures and Chinese medicine therapy for knee osteoarthritis.
The Prevention and Treatment of Seasonal Influenza by Traditional Chinese Medicine
Date: 2019/5/10 (Friday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Venue: To Kwa Wan Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Seasonal influenza mainly cause by abnormal climate. Happened Seasonally infectiousness, and can cause widespread epidemics. Symptoms include: fever, chills, stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, muscle soreness, sore throat, etc. Chinese medicine emphasizes that it is necessary to make corresponding diagnosis and treatment based on the time, place, and people's different changes.
Chinese Medicine for Shoulder and Back Pain
Date: 2019/5/7 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Venue: North Kwai Chung Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Do you suffer from shoulder and back pain? Any difficulty in combing hair? Feeling dizziness or numbness of arms? Is there anything can help?
A registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner will illustrate the common causes, symptoms and preventive measures of shoulder and back pain through this talk. Relevant Chinese Medicine treatments, such as acupuncture will also be introduced.
Treat Respiratory Diseases though Chinese Medicine
Date: 2019/4/13 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Tung Chung Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Respiratory disease is the most common problem in Hong Kong. These include common colds, asthma, and acute & chronic bronchitis. Environmental allergies, pollution and the rapidly changing temperature can all trigger these problems. Chinese medicine offers us many options to strengthen the lungs and immune systems. A registered Chinese medicine practitioner will illustrate the treatment and preventive measures of Respiratory disease though this talk. The dietary conditioning and life adjustment will be discussed.
How to Treat Insomnia with Traditional Chinese Medicine (Full)
Date: 2019/4/9 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon
Venue: Shek Tong Tsui Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: According to data from the World Health Organisation, four out of ten people in Hong Kong suffer from insomnia. Long-term insomnia would not only affect the circadian clock and the mood, but also affect daytime work and study. In severe cases, it will cause health problems. The definition, causes and preventions of insomnia will be illustrated through this seminar.
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