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Latest Treatments for Painful Hips
Free Health Lecture

HIPSINFALLIs the terrible pain of hip arthritis starting to slow you down? Sacrificing your active lifestyle - whether it’s hiking, biking, running or playing sports - is not the only option. There are many treatments that can reduce the pain and help you enjoy an active lifestyle once again.

Come hear Boulder and Longmont’s only fellowship-trained hip and knee replacement specialist describe the newest approaches for relieving the pain of an arthritic hip, from anti-inflammation medicines to innovative surgical options, including MAKOplasty® and anterior hip replacement.

Speaker   C. Brian Blackwood, MD, with Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics www.boulderhipandknee.com
When   Thursday, Oct. 2, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where  

Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church, 7520 S. Boulder Rd., Boulder

(From South Boulder Road, turn south onto Barcelona Dr. and enter into Spanish Hills.)

RSVP   Reservations Required: 

bchlectures.org/hips • 303-441-0580

 

FOOTHILLS HOSPITAL OPEN HOUSE
GO BEHIND THE SCENES AT OUR STATE-OF-THE-ART HOSPITAL

Sunday, October 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Foothills Hospital, 4747 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder

Boulder Community Health has spent $126 million to expand and enhance Foothills Hospital with new facilities, technologies and amenities. This is your chance to take a free hands-on tour of Surgery, Cardiology and the Intensive Care Unit before these new areas start treating patients – and go off limits to the public:

  • Hold a pacemaker in your hand
  • Watch the da Vinci surgical robot in action (da Vinci is a minimally invasive option for some complex surgical procedures)
  • Learn how high tech monitors maximize patient safety
  • See the latest advancements in knee replacement implants and surgical technologies

Join us anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for your self-guided tour.

Questions? Call 303-440-2109 or email pr@bch.org.

 

Relieving the Pain of Hand & Wrist Arthritis
Free Health Lecture

handandwristNearly 27 million Americans suffer from painful and debilitating osteoarthritis, also called wear-and-tear arthritis. When it strikes the hands and wrists, it can make even the simplest tasks—such as picking up a cup of coffee or turning a doorknob—difficult or even impossible. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to relieve the pain.

Join Dr. Daniel Master, an experienced hand and wrist specialist, as he describes steps you can take to reduce the pain of your osteoarthritis—from exercises and medications to minimally invasive surgery.

Speaker   Daniel Master, MD, with Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics
When   Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Where  

Calvary Bible Church, 3245 Kalmia Ave., Boulder

RSVP   Reservations Required: 

bchlectures.org/handpain • 303-441-0580

 

 

Boulder Center for Sports Medicine Events & Programs
Please visit BCSM Events & Programs for the latest events, classes and special programs designed for elite athletes and active people of all ages and abilities.

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