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​​​​​​At The Christ Hospital Health Network, we believe it is important to not only offer our community the best in Joint & Spine Care, but also information and education to help individuals prevent joint pain and improve their health.  Join us for these special events: 



Make time to pamper and treat yourself! Join us for a day dedicated to healthier and happier living with like-minded friends. Proceeds from the event benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Program includes guest speaker and Wellness Coach Julie Weber Beall, head and neck massages, rooftop yoga and meditation, conditioning class, mini-makeup lessons, healthy snack samples and recipes and gifts for all attendees!

When:  September 24, 2017

            11 AM – 3:30 PM


Where: The Christ Hospital Joint & Spine Center

             6th Floor and Rooftop Garden

             2139 Auburn Avenue

             Cincinnati, OH 45219


Price:    $50 ($30 ticket + $20 donation to the Arthritis Foundation)


RSVP:    Registration for this event is required. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP.                 


In partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, we are proud to present our event series - Healthy Pursuits.


These FREE community activities and educational sessions offer men and women information and insight on a variety of joint health and arthritis topics.  Come to just one or enjoy them all!


Each event session is FREE and open to the public, however registration is recommended as seating may be limited.  Please click on each event below for online registration.  You may also register by calling 513-585-1000.


Healthy Pursuits Event #1: Hassle-Free Spring - Tips and Tricks to Make Gardening Easy On Your Joints

Join us and Natorp's Nursery experts Ron Wilson and Rita Heikenfeld to learn about gardening that is convenient, useful, and lower maintenance for your joints!  You will also hear about growing different herbs and vegetables to plant now and enjoy at home all summer long!  Light refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time: Saturday, May 20 from 1 - 2 p.m.

Location: Natorp's Nursery - 8601 Snider Rd., Mason, OH 45040

Speakers: Ron Wilson and Rita Heikenfeld


Registration has closed.



Healthy Pursuits Event #2: Walk with Ease - Inserts, Exercises and Footwear to Help Your Feet

Your feet are an important part of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.  Learn about foot & ankle care, including information on shoes, shoe inserts, exercises and other tips to prevent pain and keep you moving from Jeffrey Wu, MD, an Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle surgeon.  We will also have Fleet Feet Sports onsite to provide FREE screenings for new footwear, consisting of measurements, gait analysis, and so much more.  You'll be walking into the summer with comfort and ease!  Light refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 27 from 6 - 7 p.m.

Location: The Christ Hospital Montgomery Outpatient Center - 11140 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

Speakers: Jeffrey Wu, MD and Fleet Feet Sports


Registration has closed. 


Healthy Pursuits Event #3: "Try It Wednesday" Exercise Style - Find the Right Exercise for You!

Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, the various exercise types leave your head spinning?  Ever wish you could try them all for free to find the ones that are right for you?  We are excited to offer a unique program that allows you to do just that!  With fitness experts from around the city, these interactive demonstrations allow you to check out a variety of activities all under one roof that you can take away what you'd like to enjoy at your own gym or what is most convenient for you!  Rachel Heberling, MD, will kick off our event with a brief discussion on key factors for exercise and how exercise affects more than just your joints.  Then we will be offering different exercise stations that you can visit to learn more about the activity and try it out for yourself!  Informational sessions and quick demonstrations will be available for: Yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Tai Chi, and Basic Strength Training for Home.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 26 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: The Christ Hospital Joint & Spine Center - Martha S. and Carl H. Lindner III Rooftop Garden and Skydeck - 2139 Auburn Ave., 6th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Speakers: Rachel Heberling, MD


Registration has closed.



Healthy Pursuits Event #4: Yard Work 101 - Keeping Your Joints Healthy Working Outside

As summer comes to an end, it means fall cleanup is right around the corner!  Join us at Lowe's in West Chester to learn about different methods and tools for cleanup that can help you avoid potential injury or joint pain.  You'll be able to view different products for leaf cleanup, bush and tree pruning, weed and feed spreading, interior projects at home and much more.  Sign up today!  Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time: Saturday, August 12 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Lowe's (West Chester) - 7975 Tylersville Square, West Chester, OH 45069

Speakers: Tim Enwright, PT and Joe Stoeber


Registration has closed.



Healthy Pursuits Event #5: Joint Care in the Kitchen

Preparing food for yourself and family can be a daunting and tiring task when you have arthritis.  You might not realize, but how you hold your coffee mug might make a huge difference in how your joints feel!  Visit us at Whole Foods in Rookwood for a hands-on and chef driven cooking demonstration that includes sampling 3 different dishes, along with Tina Gibson, OT, to help guide you through preparing your own delicious dish and to learn a few tips on how to maneuver in your kitchen to avoid future symptoms.  You'll be enjoying your own food and picking up some tips along the way.  Come hungry!

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 27 from 6 - 7 p.m.

Location: Whole Foods (Rookwood) - 2693 Edmondson Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209

Speaker: Tina Gibson, OT and Chef from Whole Foods

****Limited seating, pre-registration is required.


Registration has closed.


Healthy Pursuits Event #6: Pamper Your Joints

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 25 from 5 - 8 p.m.

Location: The Christ Hospital Joint & Spine Center - Martha S. and Carl H. Lindner III Rooftop Garden and Skydeck - 2139 Auburn Ave., 6th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Speakers: Jennifer Chung, MD, Jacob Gunzenhaeuser, MD, Rachel Heberling, MD, and Noah Shaftel, MD


Pamper Your Joints Agenda


5 - 8 p.m. - Neck and shoulder massages provided by Mitchell's Salon and Day Spa

5 - 8 p.m. - Manicures provided by Mitchell's Salon and Day Spa

5 - 7:30 p.m. - Rooftop garden yoga sessions with Yoga Bar.  Each class will be 30 minutes long and seating will be limited to 35 per class.

6 - 7 p.m. - Physician panel with our Orthopaedic Surgeons and Physicial Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians

***Yoga classes, massages, and manicures are first come, first serve upon arrival.  Appointments will be assigned when you arrive to the event.  You may make an appointment for either a massage OR a manicure. 


Click here to register now!



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