January 19, 2011
Physician Offers Presentation on“Current Treatment of Osteoarthritis”
Orthopedic Surgeon, Peter Candelora, M.D. is the featured speaker for an upcoming lecture on “Current Treatment of Osteoarthritis”.
Arthritis is among the most common causes of pain in joints. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis, is the most common reason for total hip and total knee replacement and is a type of arthritis that is caused by breakdown of cartilage with eventual loss of the cartilage of the joints. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common, affecting over 15 million people in the United States. Before age 45, osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in males. After age 55 years, it occurs more frequently in females. In the United States, all races appear equally affected. Dr. Candelora will be discussing current treatment in osteoarthritis.This presentation is sponsored by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and will take place at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Conference Center, 14000 Fivay Road, in Hudson, on Thursday, February 17 at 3:00PM.
This event is free to the public. Refreshments will be served. Due to limited seating, reservations are required, and can be made by calling (727) 869-5498 or 1-888-741-5119.