UPMC East Presents ‘Conquer Your Hip and Knee Pain’ – A Discussion on Arthritis Treatment and Prevention
WHAT: UPMC East
presents a free health education discussion on arthritis treatment plans. With the right treatment plan, most hip and knee arthritis can be effectively managed. This session will explore current treatments—from pain medications and physical therapy to weight loss and joint injections—as well as the latest news in surgical options.
In addition, free screenings and expert help will be available, including:
• Bone density screening
• Mobility/range of motion assessment
WHY: If arthritis is holding you back from enjoying a more active lifestyle, new treatment options may offer surprising relief.
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4
• 5:30 p.m., screenings and dinner
• 6:30 p.m., presentation
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
Note to Media:
To cover this event, prearrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or StanleySL@upmc.edu