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Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins
Free Health Lecture

VaricoseVeinsAre varicose veins keeping you from wearing clothes that show too much leg? You’re not alone. More than 40 million Americans suffer from unsightly and sometimes painful varicose veins that can strike anyone at any age, and can lead to serious medical issues. Luckily, there are treatments that can help.

Our speaker is Dr. Jie Mao, who has treated more than 500 patients with varicose veins. She’ll explain the causes of varicose veins and how they can lead to serious health problems. Then she’ll describe self-care measures and the latest treatment options such as outpatient laser and radio-frequency procedures.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Speaker: Jie Mao, MD, with Boulder Radiologists
Where: The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder (Main entrance is located on 26th Street.Parking lot entrance is on Walnut Street.)
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/varicoseveins • 303-415-4212


Latest Treatments for Painful Hips
Free Health Lecture

hippainFallIs the terrible pain of hip arthritis starting to slow you down?

Sacrificing your active lifestyle — whether it’s hiking, skiing, 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.

Our speaker is Dr. Brian Blackwood, who has successfully treated more than 2,000 patients with hip and knee problems. He’ll describe the newest approaches for relieving the pain of an arthritic hip — from non-surgical treatments to the latest surgical options such as MAKOplasty® and anterior hip replacement.

When: Thursday, Sept. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Speaker: C. Brian Blackwood, MD, with BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
Where: Plaza Conference Center, 1850 Industrial Circle, Longmont (located behind the Best Western Plaza Hotel)
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/HipPain • 303-415-4212


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