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UPMC Alive & Well Presentation: Is Hip or Knee Arthritis Slowing You Down?

WHAT: Free educational session to discuss ways to find relief and properly treat hip and knee arthritis. Free health screenings and light refreshments will be provided, and parking will be validated.
 
WHY: With the correct treatment plan, most forms of arthritis can be managed. Attendees will learn about the numerous treatment options, including pain medications, physical therapy, weight loss, joint injections and surgery.
 
WHO: Fred P. Heidenreich, M.D., UPMC St. Margaret orthopaedic surgeon, Three Rivers Orthopedic Associates-UPMC
 
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27
 
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers A, B, and C, 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15215
 
Reservations are required. To register, call 1-866-939-7787 or sign up online at UPMC.com/Classes.
 
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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