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Alive and Well Presentation to Discuss ‘Why Do My Feet and Ankles Hurt?’

WHAT: Free health education discussion on the causes of arthritis-related foot and ankle pain and the non-surgical and surgical treatment options to get you back on your feet.

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services also will offer free gait assessment and shoe-wear screening.

Registration is required: To register call 412-374-9000 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHO: Stephen F. Conti, M.D., UPMC Orthopaedic Care, Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 14

WHERE: Beatty Point Village, a UPMC Senior Community, 700 Beatty Rd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146

WHY: It’s important to learn about various treatment options and causes of arthritis pain. UPMC Orthopaedic Care offers comprehensive services for the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions.

Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or

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