Lakeview hosts classes in March


Lakeview Health hosts sessions on rotator cuff injuries and diabetes and a two-day audiology open house in March, the organization announced.

St. Croix Orthopaedic physician Dr. Ryan Karlstad will explain what rotator cuff injuries in the shoulder are and how they are treated from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Lakeview Hospital.

Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of pain and disability among adults. Persons experiencing pain at rest and at night in the affected shoulder, pain while lifting or lowering your arm or weakness or a crackling sensation should attend this free class. Karlstad will discuss non-surgical and surgical treatment options. The class is free, but registration is required and can be done by calling 651-430-4697.

Stillwater Medical Group urologist Dr. Thomas Stormont will discuss low testosterone in men at Lakeview Health’s monthly diabetes support group from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at SMG’s Specialty Clinic located at 1500 Curve Crest Boulevard in Stillwater. No registration is required

Stormont’s presentation focuses the effects on a man’s body from low testosterone and treatment options. Stormont is board-certified in urology and his expertise includes diagnosis and treatment of kidney and bladder disorders in men and women and the prostate and reproductive organ in men.

SMG’s Audiology Department holds a two-day open house from 6-7 p.m. March 26-27 at SMG’s Specialty Clinic. Event highlights include free hearing screenings and a listening experience with some of the most technologically advanced hearing aids available; demonstrations of wireless devices that stream from televisions, mobile and land-line phones, stereos, MP3 players or laptops; difficult-to-fit hearing impairments and tinnitus, and manufacturer representatives.

Open house consultations are free, but an appointment is required and can be made by calling 651-439-1234, extension 3546.