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Calendar of Events

ONS physicians regularly present talks on subjects ranging from non-operative treatments for back and neck pain to sports injury prevention to common musculoskeletal conditions related to aging. Our patient education programs are designed to raise awareness of solutions to common health issues and bring to light medical advances that are available to the Greenwich community. ONS programs also support a national emphasis that encourages individuals to be actively involved in their own healthcare through education.

Upcoming Seminars and Events:

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APRIL

Low_Back_Pain_COESTAYING IN THE GAME
Non-operative Treatment of Low Back Pain

When
: April 8, 2015, 6 p.m. (refreshments at 5:30 p.m.)
Where: 3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT – Waveny LifeCare Network
Speakers: Jeffrey Heftler, MD and Alicia Hirscht, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Do you play golf or racket sports but suffer from low back pain? Many Americans experience low back pain over the course of their lifetime.  The vast majority of people with low back pain are able to achieve and maintain relief without requiring surgery.

Dr. Heftler and physical therapist Alicia Hirscht will discuss common causes of low back pain and treatment options including physical therapy, medicines, and injections.  You will have an opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration requested. Call 203.594.5310 or register online at www.waveny.org.

JOINT REPLACEMENT SYMPOSIUM
at Greenwich Hospital

When
: April 22, 2015, 6 p.m.
Where: Noble Auditorium, 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.

Topics:

  • 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 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.

MAY

Knee runner injurySOLUTIONS FOR KNEE PAIN
in Active Patients with Arthritis

When: Thursday May 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Greenwich Hospital Noble Conference Center
Speaker: Demetris Delos, MD

Are you suffering from knee arthritis pain? Middle-aged and older adults are staying more active than ever but some are unable due to pain and debilitation of knee arthritis. Demetros Delos, MD of ONS and Greenwich Hospital will discuss non-operative and operative treatments for knee arthritis for those who wish to remain active in sports and physical activities, without resorting to a total knee replacement.

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.

JUNE

EFFECTS OF TECHNOLOGY
on Healthcare, Medicine, and Fitness

When: Wednesday June 3, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Greenwich Hospital Noble Conference Center
Speaker: Katie Vadasdi, MD

Katie Vadasdi, MD of ONS and Greenwich Hospital will be speaking about the impacts of technology on healthcare, medicine and fitness. The talk will focus specifically on remote access to medical care through digital clinics and applications that connect patients and their healthcare providers. She will discuss digital health information records that will allow individuals greater understanding of their medical history and greater control of their health prevention and treatment decisions. Dr. Vadasdi will also speak about how individuals of all athletic and activity levels can monitor, track and impact their health program including nutrition and exercise.

Event is FREE. Registration required by Tuesday, June 2. Optional box lunch is available for $10 with orders due by Friday, May 29. To register, call 203-863-4277 or 888-305-9253. Or register online at www.greenwichhospital.org.

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