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Watson Clinic Announces Community Lectures & Special Events In January


Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of January. These events are free of charge, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Please reserve your spot in advance by using the RSVP phone number as noted below or by clicking here.

Date: Wednesday, January 16 at 6 pm
Speaker: Anthony R. Zappia, MD
Topic: Is That Bulge a Hernia?
Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from hernias every year? During this free informative lecture, Dr. Anthony Zappia will discuss the signs and symptoms of hernias, and the minimally invasive robotic procedure that results in smaller incisions and faster recoveries than ever before. Attendees of the seminar can also receive a free hernia screening!
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, First Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3639 or click here.

Date: Thursday, January 24 at 6 pm
Speaker: Nicholas J. Newsum, MD
Topic: Common Causes of Wrist Pain. Join board-certified hand surgeon Dr. Nicholas Newsum as he discusses the most common causes of wrist pain – including ganglion cysts, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis and arthritis - as well as the most effective surgical and nonsurgical treatments that alleviate discomfort and restore function.
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, Second Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-680-7109 or click here.

Date: Friday, January 25 from 3 to 5 pm
Topic: Tools to Quit. Take the next step to a healthier lifestyle and join us for a special class designed to provide an overview of available options for smokers who want to quit. The class includes information on various types of nicotine replacements, product samples and much more. This class is taught by a certified tobacco education specialist and is sponsored by the Watson Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community wellness through education, research and service.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-904-2656 or click here.

Date: Thursday, January 31 at 6 pm
Speakers: Jack Ryals, PT, OCS, CCI and Michael Ward, PT, DPT
Topic: Physical Therapy and the Shoulder. During this informative presentation, two highly trained physical therapists, Jack Ryals, PT, OCS, CCI and Michael Ward, PT, DPT present the current strategy for restoring shoulder function without surgery or before and after surgery.
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine - Second Floor, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3739 or click here.

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