The Doctor Is In, Riverside's thought-provoking, free lecture series in Williamsburg at Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg.

Riverside Healthy University, Riverside's live, online, free lecture series in Williamsburg at Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg. Each lecture is broadcast via Facebook.com/RiversidePeninsula and allows for online participants to ask questions live.

Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group

Riverside's MS Support Group

Riverside's First Steps Program, your guide to information and resources during and after pregnancy

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Focus on Living: The Doctor Is In  . . . and you don't need an appointment
Claude Hawkins, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained, plastic surgeon. Dr. Vargo will discuss:
Why Does My Heel Hurt?

Riverside's free community lecture series is focusing on feet again with a look at the causes and treatments for heel pain. This month's presenter, Robyn Vargo, D.O., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, will discuss:
  • The two biggest causes - plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis
  • Focus on medications, foot ware and orthotics
  • Options when conservative treatment isn't effective
  • How to prevent heel pain
Space is limited so please RSVP by calling 757‑585‑2010 or via email at RDHWevents@rivhs.com.

WHEN:   Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6:30 p.m.
WHERE:  Main Conference Room
Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg
1500 Commonwealth Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185







Stay Well. Learn How

Riverside Healthy University is a learn‑from‑the‑experts series on important health‑related topics.

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Dr. Frederick M. Gessner.

Learn about this weight loss procedure. Call Dr. Gessner's office for a consultation today, 757‑599‑6333.
     
Join us on Facebook to hear this lecture live!
Weight Loss: Get the Skinny on ReShape®

Join us for a special patient seminar led by Riverside gastroenterologist Dr. Frederick M. Gessner on the new ReShape procedure. During this informational seminar we will discuss:
  • ReShape dual-balloon technology and how it works
  • How ReShape is different from other weight loss options
  • Real patient testimonials and how to get started
WHEN: Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at facebook.com/RiversidePeninsula
Submit your questions during the live discussion



That's A Fact: It's possible that 30 minutes of exercise several times a week may lower the needed dose of medication.
Parkinson's disease can give you a new perspective on life. Share it.

Our June meeting will include physical therapists from Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc. They will share information on mobility and motion, as well as give a couple of demonstrations.

And as a reminder, the Annual Summer Potluck Dinner is on July 26. Riverside will provide chicken, drinks and paper products. All you have to do is show up with your favorite dish.

Make plans now to attend the American Parkinson Disease Association's Virgina Education Day in Williamsburg on Saturday, October 7 This educational event includes a neurologist panel discussion, keynote speaker and educational breakout presentations. Registration is now available online. To register and learn more, click here.

For more information about the Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group, call 757‑875‑7880 or visit riversideonline.com. To sign up for our monthly Parkinson's disease electronic newsletter, use to the sign-up form above.

When: Wednesday, June 28 @ 5:30 p.m.
Where: Conference Room A/B
Cancer Care Center
12100 Warwick Blvd.

Newport News, VA 23601


Call 757-875-7880 or visit riversideonline.com/calendar/parkinsons.cfm. for more about the Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group. Parkinson's electronic newsletter, use the sign-up form above.




Chair Yoga Class
(For both MS & Parkinson's patients)

When: Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center
Newport News
Instructor: Diane McCabe
For additional information or questions, contact Diane at 757-724-7526.

MS Support

The MS Support Group: helpful, hopeful and monthly! That's A Fact: Heat intolerance is a common condition and can cause an exacerbation of symptoms. So, during these summer months, use fans, air conditioning, cool drinks, and icy compresses to keep cool. Stay cool whenever possible.

Please join us on June 27 to hear from a physical therapist who will talk about designing, supervising and revising an exercise program. Come learn how exercise can be helpful in managing many MS symptoms. The June meeting is also a good way to spend some productive time with people who understand firsthand what you're experiencing.

For more information about the MS Support Group call 757‑875‑7880 or visit riversideonline.com. To sign up for our MS electronic newsletter, go to riversidehealthdiscussions.com.

When: Tuesday, June 27 @ 5:30 p.m.
Where: Conference Room A/B
Cancer Care Center
12100 Warwick Blvd.

Newport News, VA 23601

For more information call 757-875-7880 or 757-534-5100 (Kim Meyers). To sign up for our MS electronic newsletter, go to the sign up box at the top of this page.



Chair Yoga Class
(For both MS & Parkinson's patients)

When: Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center
Newport News
Instructor: Diane McCabe
For additional information or questions, contact Diane at 757-724-7526.


Welcome to Riverside's First Steps: Your guide to information and resources

The First Steps Newsletter is 10 months of very helpful information that will guide you through pregnancy and childbirth with tips, thoughts and reminders that this is one of life's most incredible journeys.

You can receive your monthly newsletter electronically, via your email, or you can pick up a printed copy each month when you go in for your monthly appointment with your Riverside physician. Also make sure you have your copy of the First Steps Book, a helpful guide to Riverside's wide range of birthing services, special classes, plus a calendar for your doctor's appointments, checklists, labor log and other helpful tools and tips. You can also pick up the First Steps Book at your Riverside physician's office. Sign up for the First Steps Newsletter here.

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