OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features specialists on bone and joint care

03/19/13  Portland, Ore.

The upcoming session of Oregon Health & Science University's “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is quickly approaching. Upcoming lectures will feature specialists in bone and joint care who will share their expertise about developments in treatment, prevention and detection. Lectures are followed by a question-and-answer session with the experts. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Lectures

March 20 – Treating thumb and wrist arthritis

Adam Mirarchi, M.D.

Writing, grasping and holding items can be painful with arthritis. Learn about treatment options and symptom management.

April 9 – Hip and knee reconstruction: what's new at OHSU

Thomas Huff, M.D., OHSU Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Learn about important advances in joint replacement for arthritis—sports injuries and aging joints—and whether they can help you.

April 17 – Physical therapy management of back pain

Scott Beadnell, P.T., D.P.T.

Learn how to take control of your back pain and achieve positive long-term results through physical therapy.

May 15 – Revision joint replacement surgery

Kathryn Schabel, M.D., OHSU Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Learn why revision hip and knee replacements are sometimes needed and how these procedures are done.

Where/When

All lectures begin at 7 p.m. and will take place at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing, third floor, 3303 S.W. Bond Avenue, Portland.
Maps and driving directions

Details

To attend the OHSU Ask the Health Experts lectures, register online or by phone at 503 494-1122. Free parking is available near the Center for Health & Healing. Light refreshments will be served.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only academic health and research university. As Portland's largest employer with approximately 14,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.