Learn About Spinal Stenosis, See LVHN-Tilghman at Orthopedic Info Night

Center for Orthopedic Medicine-TilghmanIf you’re suffering from pain and numbness in your legs and arms or you experience difficulty walking associated with spinal stenosis, mark next Wednesday, Sept. 24, on your calendar.

That evening kicks off a new monthly series of Orthopedic Info Nights at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Center for Orthopedic Medicine-Tilghman. Read More »

Walk Across an Island This Saturday

Sand Island walkInterested in exploring a historic island . . . without leaving the Lehigh Valley? Join us for a 2-mile walk through Bethlehem’s Sand Island Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

The walk is the latest event offered through Get Out! Lehigh Valley, a healthy outdoor activity program developed by Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy. Offered throughout the year, the program’s events – led by a naturalist – allow you to explore a variety of area parks, trails, gardens and rivers.

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50+ Wellness Expo Set for Saturday

50+ couplePreventing falls and maintaining fitness as you age are the primary topic at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s annual 50+ Wellness Expo slated for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest’s Kasych Family Pavilion.

The expo also focuses on promoting better health in general and offers several health screening opportunities, such as blood pressure, balance and vision.  In addition, flu shots will be provided for free. Other features include raffles, giveaways and healthy snacks.

Call 610-402-CARE to register your attendance.

Walk With Us Along the Lehigh Canal This Saturday

Hugh Moore Park canal walkInterested in exploring Lehigh Valley’s original “river walk?” Join us for a 2.5-mile walk along the historic Lehigh Canal in Easton’s Hugh Moore Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.

The walk is the latest event offered through Get Out! Lehigh Valley, a healthy outdoor activity program developed by Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy. Offered throughout the year, the program’s events – led by a naturalist – allow you to explore a variety of area parks, trails, gardens and rivers. At the same time, you’ll reap a number of physical and mental health benefits, including:

  • Weight control
  • Stress reduction
  • Reduced risk for a variety of diseases
  • Increased self-esteem

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Walk With Us This Saturday; It’s a Blast From the Past

If you love history and enjoy exercising in the fresh air, be sure to join us for a 1-mile walk through historic Lock Ridge Iron Furnace Park in Alburtis at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.

The walk is the latest event offered through Get Out! Lehigh Valley, a healthy outdoor activity program developed by Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy. Offered throughout the year, the program’s events – led by a naturalist – allow you to explore a variety of area parks, trails, gardens and rivers. Read More »