Physicians at ONS regularly present health talks on topics ranging from non-operative treatments for back and neck pain to sports injury prevention to common musculoskeletal conditions related to the normal aging process. ONS’ patient education programs are designed to raise awareness of viable solutions to common health issues as well as recent medical advances available to the Greenwich community. ONS programs also support a national emphasis that encourages individuals to be actively involved in their own healthcare by providing reliable health information to help patients make informed medical decisions.
Upcoming Seminar Topics:
Ready for Spring Sports?: Foot and ankle, hand and wrist injury prevention tips by orthopedics specialists
When: February 25th, 2015 at 6:30pm Where: Noble Auditorium at Greenwich Hospital Speakers: Sean Peden, MD, Mark Vitale, MD, and Paddle and Tennis Professional Patrick Hirscht
If golf or racket sports are in your plans for the spring you will want to hear tips from fellowship trained orthopedic foot and ankle specialist Sean Peden, MD and fellowship trained hand/wrist/elbow specialist Mark Vitale, MD, MPH who will discuss common injuries seen in golf and racket sports. Special guest and local tennis pro Patrick Hirscht will also speak. Learn about common injuries, and how to choose footwear, braces and exercises to prevent injury and play your best; whether it’s the foot, hand, wrist or elbow, they’re all at risk for injury when you’re active. Dr.Peden and Dr.Vitale will discuss nonsurgical and surgical treatments, along with ailments particular to racquet sports. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk. The program is free and open to the public. Registration Requested. Call (203) 863-4277 or register online at www.greenhosp.org.
Shoulder Pain? If you can’t do the simple things you once did, you may be suffering from a shoulder condition.
When: March 12th, 2015 at 6:30pm Where: Noble Auditorium at Greenwich Hospital Speaker: Marc Kowalsky, MD
Severe shoulder arthritis and chronic shoulder pain can make daily-life activities, like combing hair, reaching for a lamp or putting on a sweater extremely difficult. Marc Kowalsky, orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist will talk about reliable solutions for chronic shoulder pain. It is important to learn about your options in order to make the best decision for you.
Joint Replacement Symposium
When: April 22nd, 2015 at 6pm Where: Noble Auditorium at Greenwich Hospital Speakers: Frank Ennis, MD; Seth Miller, MD and Brian Kavanagh, MD
ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS from ONS and Greenwich Hospital’s anesthesiology, nursing
and physical therapy staff will present an informative and comprehensive seminar about
joint replacement surgery.
• Latest advances in joint replacement
• Computer-assisted surgery
• Minimally invasive & muscle sparing techniques
• Preparing for joint replacement surgery
• Pain management
• What to expect from the recovery process
You will have an opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk.