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Learning to Live Well with Osteoarthritis

01.08.2018

Community Out-Reach Education 

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting over 27 million people worldwide. Symptoms can usually be effectively managed, although the underlying process cannot be reversed. If you have osteoarthritis, there are a number of things you can do to manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. How does Osteoarthritis affect your life?  How can you slow joint deterioration?  Can osteoarthritis be prevented?  How can osteoarthritis be treated?

 If you are seeking answers to questions like these you should attend January’s C.O.R.E. (Community Out-Reach Education) Program at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital to learn more about how to live with osteoarthritis.

 This FREE program will be on Tuesday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in the VCU Health CMH Education Center; now in the C.A.R.E. Building located at 1755 N. Mecklenburg Ave, South Hill, Virginia.

Dr. Rupal Patel will be the speaker for the program.  Dr. Rupal Patel received his medical degree and orthopedic residency education from MS University and medical college of Baroda, India. He completed preceptorship in sports medicine at Andrews Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida. He also has completed fellowship trainings in adult hip and knee reconstruction at Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Medical College of Virginia.  Dr. Rupal Patel practices at VCU Health CMH Orthopedic Service currently located at 140 East Ferrell Street in South Hill, VA. (This practice will move to the C.A.R.E Building on February 12, 2018.)

 Reservations are not required for this program; however, they are recommended.  For more information or to register to attend, please call (434) 774-2550 or visit www.vcu-cmh.org



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