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FREE Adult Functional Independence Test {AFIT} Seminar

We are happy to announce that we have rescheduled our FREE AFIT workshop!

RESCHEDULED - NEW DATE!!!

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 @ 6:30pm

Do you have concerns about your posture, strength, balance, endurance, or flexibility as you are getting older? If so, come see our experts who can help you age optimally, safely, and help prevent injuries from falls. Physical therapist, Mike Salerno, PT will be giving a FREE seminar on aging well and exercise. It will focus on providing you information about the Adult Functional Independence Test (AFIT). The AFIT can also help identify chronic problems before they occur.

The AFIT is a functional assessment for people over 50 that consists of 15 performance-based tests done by a licensed PT. These tests provide valid and reliable measures of the 5 key aspects of fitness: posture, strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility. Currently, Salerno is the only therapist in the state of Nebraska that is certified to perform the AFIT.

Exercise is Medicine

"If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation." 

In 2007, the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) developed an initiative, "Exercise is Medicine" (EIM), to promote overall public health and reduce long term health care costs. Exercise can be a powerful intervention if prescribed, monitored and progressed by physical therapists. 

Come join us for this 1-hour event and learn how you can optimize your health today!    

Adult Functional Independence Test (AFIT) Seminar

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 @ 6:30pm

7611 Pacific St. Omaha, NE 68114 

Hosted by: Mike Salerno, PT, MA, FSOAE

To follow CDC, social distancing guidelines, this event will have a limit of 20 people. Spots will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Please RSVP to this event by either calling our Pacific St. location at 402-763-8774 or email marcy.matsunami@ptomaha.com

*The first 10 people to RSVP will receive a door prize.*

If you know someone who would benefit from attending this event, please invite them to join!

We hope to see you there!

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