WOW! wellness clinic focuses on knee pain solutions

Dr. Loraine Lovejoy-Evans presents “Controlling Knee Pain Without Medication or Surgery” at the next WOW! Working on Wellness Forum, set for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

Seating for this free event is limited, so attendees are encouraged to arrive early.

Lovejoy-Evans is a physical therapist who works for Olympic Medical Home Health in Port Angeles, specializing in managing pain and swelling. She works with patients who are home-bound.

Lovejoy-Evans, who earned her doctorate on managing knee pain at the University of Puget Sound in 2007, will be sharing what she has learned and offering some self-help protocols for the WOW! audience.

From 1:45-2:15 p.m., volunteer nurses from the clinic will be available for blood pressure checks.

WOW! Working on Wellness is a health education program of Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic, Sequim’s free clinic. The clinic provides basic urgent care and chronic health care services to uninsured community members. The work is supported by more than 70 volunteers, including physicians, other professional health care providers and laypersons, as well as private and public donations from the Sequim community and beyond.

The Basic Urgent Care Clinic is open to patients on Monday and Thursday evenings beginning at 5 p.m.

Individuals interested in supporting the clinic may call 360-582-0218.