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Spring into Good Health at Free Community Health Fair at UPMC McKeesport

WHAT:  The Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC at UPMC McKeesport will be spotlighted during this event that is open to the public. Community members will have the opportunity to meet the doctors and learn about orthopaedic health. Attendees will learn how new advancements in orthopaedics can change their quality of life and will be able to speak directly to other health care professionals about programs and resources.
 
Free health assessments include:
 
• Foot screenings
• Balance screenings
• Blood pressure
• Bone density
• Pulmonary function tests
 
Light refreshments will be provided. Free parking will be available in the hospital garage. Registration is required. Call 412-664-2306.
 
WHY: Local residents have access at UPMC McKeesport to the Orthopaedic Specialists’ physicians and staff who have decades of experience treating patients using the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques to help patients get back to the activities and lifestyles they enjoy.
 
WHEN:  1 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 1
 
• 1:15 p.m., Advancements in Total Ankle Replacement
• 2 p.m., Learn about Spinal and Compression Fracture Relief
• 2:45 p.m., Are You a Good Candidate for Knee Replacement?
• 3:00 p.m., Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Pain: Diagnosis and Management
 
WHERE:  UPMC McKeesport, Kelly Conference Center, Ground Floor, Kelly Building, 1500 Fifth Ave., McKeesport, Pa., 15132
 
Note to Media: To cover the event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at StanleySL@upmc.edu or 412-855-8690.

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