Workshop and Speaking Topics

 
 

The professional health care and keynote speakers of The Foundation for Health and Wellness in the Public Interest (FHWPI) provide educational and informative workshops that range from 30 to 60 minutes in length and are available on a variety of topics. These workshops are presented at no charge for your company, group, club, or organization.




Sweet Dreams: Effective and Natural Answers to Sleep Problems

Millions of Americans are sleep deprived and suffer the consequences in the form of decreased productivity at work and home, depression, weight gain, relationship difficulties, etc.  Sleep issues can be improved through purely natural means. This lecture will educate the audience on how they can prevent and treat sleep problems.


What is Holistic and Natural Health Care?
What sets a "holistic", "alternative" or "natural" practitioner apart from the mainstream?  How can you know that the practitioner you are considering is a good one?  Can you get the best of both viewpoints?  Is it really safe to NOT use conventional means of health care?  Why are many insurance companies setting different benefit levels for the use of natural versus medical care?   How can the holistic viewpoint help us take better care of our health?  This presentation can be a real "eye-opener" for many consumers who have wondered about their many health care options.


Health and Stress Workshop 
Stress is the underlying cause of most illnesses. This lecture will educate the audience on the symptoms of stress, how stress affects the body's overall health, and what a person can do to relieve stress both at work and at home, so that they can feel better and enjoy life more.


How to Read and Understand Food Labels - Don't Get  Taken!
What is the real content of the box you picked from the grocer's shelf?  What is the difference between "whole grain" and "whole wheat"?  What does the fiber content really mean to you and your family's health?  These and many other interesting facts are revealed in this presentation disclosing what the smart consumer needs to know.


How to Choose the Right Nutritional Supplements - Don't Get  Taken!
What sourcing and manufacturing standards did the producer of your multivitamin or fish oil use?  What is the difference between "food grade" and "pharmaceutical grade" supplements?  Do you really need to take nutritional supplements?   How much should I spend on them, versus how little can I spend to get a good product?   Why do some doctors swear BY them while others swear AT them?  These and many other interesting questions are answered in this presentation of what the smart consumer needs to know.


How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

An Educational Approach to Injury Prevention and Safety Reduce on-the-job injuries and Workman's Compensation claims by educating employees about what Musculoskeletal Disorders are and how to prevent them. Our professional healthcare speakers will educate your audience on the warning signs and symptoms of a musculoskeletal problem, what can cause them both at work and at home, what the risk factors are, and how to prevent them from occurring.


Corporate Wellness

This isn’t just a program that handles health problems after they happen, but rather, it is  aimed at prevention of potential problems of employee health, such as problems with obesity, stress, ergonomics, and other common aliments associated with work-related injuries. These factors impact a company’s bottom line costs. This program educates the employees and helps create a healthier, happier, more profitable company.


Natural Solutions to Headache Pain
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic headaches. This results in millions of doctors visits, millions of lost work days, and billions of dollars in medical bills. This presentation was designed to educate the audience about the different types of headaches, what causes them, how to prevent them, and safe, natural and effective alternatives to treating them.


Stretching Your Way to Better Health
Improve morale and productivity while reducing Worker's Compensation liability. Educate your employees about musculoskeletal disorders and how they can prevent injuries through stretching exercises. The speaker will explain musculoskeletal disorders and their symptoms, how a lack of proper exercise can increase the risk of injury and demonstrate stretching exercises to increase limberness and reduce the risk of injuries.  Other groups may also find this program useful for general health maintenance.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Multi-Faceted Approach for Repetitive Strain Injuries
In this presentation the audience will learn what Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injury are and how to prevent them. The audience will also learn how these conditions can be effectively treated without drugs or surgery.


Plantar Fasciitis: A Multi-Faceted Approach 

Do you or someone you care for have or suspect plantar fasciitis?  This class should help you to answer all your questions regarding this prevalent and common condition which can be so debilitating. We’ll cover anatomy of the foot, typical symptom patterns, common and uncommon causes, and treatment options available to you.  We’ll also show you several self-care techniques.


Natural Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Low Back Pain
Millions of Americans will suffer from low back pain at least once in their life, and many will turn to medications or surgery to alleviate the pain. This presentation will give your audience a thorough understanding of the types and causes of low back pain and offer them safe, natural and effective approaches to preventing, treating, or recovering from low back pain.


Arthritis: Alternative Approaches to Preventing and Relieving Joint Disease
Over 50 million Americans suffer with joint disease. This presentation educates the audience about what arthritis is, who is susceptible to arthritis, what causes it, how to relieve it, and steps to help prevent joint disease.


Natural Solutions to Digestive Problems
Acid Reflux, Hiatal Hernias, Ulcers, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis, and Crohn's Disease are just a few of the digestive disorders that affect more than 61 million Americans each year. This presentation will teach the audience about natural means of improving or even correcting these problems.


Stay Fit While You Sit: Ergonomics for a Healthier You 
Millions of Americans spend millions of hours each year sitting on the job. Managers, receptionists, computer operators, and many others may be surprised to find that their health issues can be improved through purely natural means. This lecture will educate the audience on how they can prevent problems like neck and back pain and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by sitting properly and setting up their workspaces properly. It will also give them exercises that they can do during their breaks that can increase performance and productivity.


The Anatomy of Stretching- a primer for better results and technique
In this class we will focus on those aspects of anatomy which pertain to stretching the muscles. Stretching can help prevent injuries, increase athletic performance, and aid in your overall and day to day feelings of well being. A little knowledge of anatomy can go a long way when it comes to understanding your body as it stretches and the way it works to serve you!  When you have this knowledge base, you can better conceptualize what you are doing when you perform a certain stretch, modify a stretch to fit your needs, and motivate yourself to continue the use of stretching as a form of self-help health care.  Come prepared to move in loose fitting clothing.


The Knee: Anatomy, function, injuries, and therapies
The knee is a marvelous mechanism of movement.  Properly maintained, it will serve you well.  Unfortunately, due to heredity, injury, and lifestyle factors it may be a source of disability whether you are an athlete or an accountant.  This course will help you become more familiar with knees, their anatomy, proper function, injuries and conditions, and use of therapies to keep you going.


What is Holism?  How You Can Use Its Principles to Improve Your Health!
First and foremost, holism is a philosophy.  When we understand its basic principles, we can change the paradigm through which we “see” our health and our world.  Most of us are oblivious to the narrow and reductionistic beliefs which have held us captive to limitations that are either being accepted as truth or frustrating us because we don’t know another way.  This information may help you go beyond your present thinking and emerge into a new realm of holistic perspective, busting through myths and becoming naturally more healthy.


Back Pain: Top to Bottom, How Biomechanics Affect Your Well Being
Millions of Americans will suffer from back pain at least once in their life, and many will turn to medications or surgery to alleviate the pain.  Left to traditional therapies, your condition may be like a submerged “iceberg”, mostly unknown, running deep, maybe silent at times yet  a formidable and chronic disability at other times.  This presentation will give you a thorough understanding of the types and causes of back pain and offer safe, natural and effective approaches to preventing, treating, or recovering from it.


Sweet Dreams: Effective and Natural Answers to Sleep Problems
Millions of Americans are sleep deprived and suffer the consequences in the form of decreased productivity at work and home, depression, weight gain, relationship difficulties, etc.  Sleep issues can be improved through purely natural means. This presentation will fortify the audience with solid information on how they can prevent and treat sleep problems.


Our Top Ten List of Factors Which Are Affecting Your Health (and What to do About Them)
In practice for a number of years, The presenters will share what they consider to be a compilation of their clinical knowledge and experience as practitioners.  Having successfully treated many of the most common conditions of our day as well as some less common “mysteries” brought to them by patients over the years, they will divulge the “core” factors you need to know to beat the odds of aging and disease.

 

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