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Autumn Sessions for The Orthopedic Hospital 2012 Education Series Announced

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Sept. 14, 2012) – The latest installments of The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network’s 2012 education series have been announced. Each class focuses on a specific area of specialty. There is no cost to attend these presentations. Preregistration is required by the dates indicated.

Totally Hip! *
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Hospital Assembly Room, 700 Broadway, lower level

This session is designed for individuals who are being slowed down by hip pain and want to explore different options.

Timothy van de Leur, MD, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, specializes in total joint replacements, including the minimally invasive anterior approach to hip replacements. This groundbreaking approach offers the potential for quicker recovery and improved maneuverability.

Breakfast will be served courtesy of The Orthopedic Hospital. Call (260) 425-3087 by Friday, Sept. 21 to register.

“Knee’d” a Partial Knee Replacement?
Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m.
Fort Wayne Orthopedics, 7601 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Patients suffering from arthritis of the knee and unable to perform daily activities may benefit from a partial knee replacement.

Steven Fisher, MD, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, will explain the benefits of the Uni-Knee approach, a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that typically results in quicker recovery, less pain and better range of motion than total knee replacement.

Refreshments will be served. Call (260) 435-2631 by Friday, Oct. 5 to register.

Oh, My Back! *
Thursday, Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.
Lutheran Hospital Special Function Rooms 3 & 4, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd., lower level

Back pain sends countless people to the doctor every year. Degenerative disc disease and degenerative scoliosis are just two of the causes of back pain and related leg pain, tingling or numbness.

Join Joshua M. Winters, MD, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, as he discusses degenerative lumbar disease, degenerative scoliosis and arthritic spurring.

Lunch with be provided courtesy of The Orthopedic Hospital. Call (260) 425-3087 by Friday, Oct. 19 to register.


*Sponsored in part by Lutheran Health Network’s Senior Circle, an affinity program for adults age 50 and better.


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