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UPMC Hosting Live, Virtual Event: ‘Staying A Step Ahead’

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Periklis Papapetropoulos releaseWHAT: UPMC is hosting a live, virtual event to educate the public about common foot and ankle problems including sprains, ankle pain, arthritis and more.


This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is available at Once registered, participants will be sent a confirmation email with access to view the virtual presentation.


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WHY: Aging often increases the risk for foot and ankle problems. Putting on weight, poor shoe choices and medical conditions like diabetes also can contribute to foot and ankle distress. Learn about what can be done to prevent and treat foot and ankle problems caused by these factors.



WHEN: 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5


WHERE: Live virtual event. Join the free online program from the comfort of home.
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CAPTION: Periklis Papapetropoulos, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, UPMC McKeesport and UPMC West Mifflin Outpatient Center.