A medical health talk was organized by CRC Penang on 18th May 2019 at the Function Hall, Heritage Building on 2.30pm featuring Dr. Khoo Eng Hooi from Gleneagles Penang. Dr.Khoo gave the talk on the topic of “Learning How to Keep Your Bone Strong” by explaining in details to the members.
The talk started with bone-strengthening session presented by a physiotherapist, Ms. Kua Wen Yee. Ms. Kua explained about the common back pain which faced by human especially those who have long working hours in the office. She gave several demonstrations on simple full body exercise to our members. Our members managed to keep up with their flow and they enjoyed doing some physical stretching.
The day followed by the bone-strengthening session by Dr. Khoo. Dr. Khoo gave a detail explanation on the common spine problems to our members. He says, it is a common illness happening around the world especially among female youngsters. This is due to the sitting positions and also carrying heavy items.
Apart from the above activities, there was also a basic health screening booth for our members to get to know more about their health conditions. The staffs from Gleneagles are kind enough to explain to our members on what their needs to improve their health. Members who gone through the health screening managed to get themselves an Free Bone Mineral Density Test voucher which worth RM160.