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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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February

Paddle BallONS SPONSORS: Waveny LifeCare Network Mixed Paddle Tournament


When:
February 28, 2015 from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Four Paddle Courts – Country Club of New Canaan, Field Club of new Canaan, Waveny Paddle Courts and The Lake Club

Sign-up to play: Call Joanne Boyer at 203.594.5416 or email jboyer@waveny.org

ONS sponsors Waveny LifeCare Network, a not-for-profit comprehensive continuum of care that has served the needs of New Canaan and the greater community since 1975. Waveny LifeCare Network offers a progression of therapeutic programs, services and living options to enhance the quality of life of those they serve.

March

Falls and Injury Prevention

When: March 6, 2015, 1:15 p.m.
Where: Senior Center, Greenwich Hospital
Speakers: Steven Hindman, MD and Tatyana Kalyuzhny, PT, DPT, MDT

Did you know that falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury? Most fractures occur from falling. Orthopedic surgeon Steven Hindman, MD, of ONS and Greenwich Hospital will discuss the risk factors of falling, fall prevention and treatments of common injuries caused after a fall. ONS Physical Therapist Tatyana Kalyuzhny, PT, DPT, MDT, will present general strength and flex exercises that help reinforce the muscles and maintain better balance.

The program is free and open to the public. Register here.

Shoulder Pain? If you can’t do the simple things you once did, you may be suffering from a shoulder condition.
Shoulder Pain
When
: March 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Noble Auditorium, 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, MD, 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. 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.

April

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

Solutions 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.

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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