For Greater Wellbeing

Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases

Description

IAutoimmune disease is a condition whereby the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys its own healthy body tissue(s). There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. One or many of the following characteristics are typical of all autoimmune disorders: destruction of one or more types of healthy body tissue, abnormal growth of an organ, changes in organ function, inflammation. This workshop focuses mainly on autoimmune disorders with inflammation leading to limitations in normal movement and function as the main characteristic. Examples of disorders covered are lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjorgen Syndrome and multiple sclerosis.

Learning Objectives 

  • Learn what inflammatory and autoimmune disorders are
  • Find out how these disorders limit movement and function
  • Practise strategies and exercises appropriate for clients with these types of conditions

CECs | Level

6 | Advanced

Fees

Tuition: $240
Tax: 13% HST

Dates

Sun, Sep 30, 2018 (Toronto): 1–7pm

 

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