Orthopedic Series Offered at Monongahela Valley Hospital

(August 22, 2016 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Thomas Brockmeyer, M.D. photo
Thomas Brockmeyer, M.D.

Jose Ramirez-Del Toro, M.D. photo
Jose Ramirez-Del Toro, M.D.
In the United States, one in seven people has an orthopedic impairment and orthopedic complaints are the most common reason to seek medical care. Throughout September, Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) is offering a three-part series on orthopedic injuries and conditions.

The programs, which are part of MVH's Innovations in Medicine Living Well Series, begin Wednesday, Sept. 7, when Lorraine Damich, RN, discusses "What are Orthopedic Injuries/Conditions?" The programming continues Wednesday, Sept. 14, when Thomas Brockmeyer, M.D., details "How Are Orthopedic Injuries/Conditions Treated?" The series concludes Wednesday, Sept. 21, as Jose Ramirez-Del Toro, M.D., presents "How Do I Live With an Orthopedic Injury/Condition?"

The programs are free. They will be held at 6 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at MVH's Carroll Township campus. Each session is expected to last approximately one hour. Light refreshments will be served. Parking is free.

To register, call 724-258-1333.

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