Lutheran Health Network The Orthopedic Hospital Education Series

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

February 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM

March 13, 2012 at 8:30 AM

March 29, 2012 at 11:30 AM

April 26, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Phone: (260) 425-3087

Event Description

September 30, 2010 Updated Apr 9, 2012 at 3:56 PM EDT

Oh, My Back!
Monday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m.
Fort Wayne Orthopedics
7601 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Do you suffer from lower back pain? Is it affecting your daily activities? Mark Reecer, MD, Fort Wayne
Physical Medicine, specializes in treatment options to alleviate pain and restore patients to a more active lifestyle. Learn more about the causes of lower back pain and treatment options for lumbar spine injuries. Refreshments will be served.

Call (260) 435-2631 by Feb. 22 to register.

Totally Hip!*
Tuesday, March 13, 8:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Hospital Assembly Room
700 Broadway

Are you being slowed down by hip pain? Is it time to consider your options? Timothy van de Leur,
MD, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, specializes in total joint replacement and reconstructive procedures, including the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing approach, a technique that conserves bone, provides greater stability, increases range of motion and results in quicker recovery. Breakfast provided courtesy of St. Anne Home and Retirement Community.

Call (260) 425-3087 by March 9 to register.

Sole Responsibility*
Thursday, March 29, 11:30 a.m.
Lutheran Hospital Special Function Rooms 3 & 4
7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Every step you take impacts your feet and ankles. Common foot and ankle problems not only affect those steps, but may eventually cause discomfort in the legs, back and more. Greg M. Caudell, DPM, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, specializes in foot and ankle surgery and will focus on testing and treatment options. Lunch provided courtesy of The Orthopedic Hospital.
Call (260) 425-3087 by March 23 to register.

No Bones About It*
Thursday, April 26, 11:30 a.m.
Lutheran Hospital Special Function Rooms 3 & 4
7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Make no bones about it: If you take care of your bones, they will help take care of you. Find out more about bone wellness and improving bone health from David Almdale, MD, Fort Wayne Orthopedics.
Dr. Almdale will provide insight into bone wellness and tips to help increase bone health. Lunch provided courtesy of Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation.

Call (260) 425-3087 by April 20 to register.
*Sponsored in part by Lutheran Health Network’s Senior Circle, an affinity program for adults age 50 and better.

All classes listed above require advance registration. There is no cost to attend.

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