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Catholic Health explores 'A Joint Effort: How Surgery & Therapy Shape Recovery'


Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:45 pm

A ‘Way to Wellness event on Facebook Live

Catholic Health is hosting a special Facebook Live “Way to Wellness” event on knee pain, “A Joint Effort: How Surgery & Therapy Shape Recovery.” The event will take place from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, and feature Dr. John Karpie from Trinity Medical Orthopaedics, Dr. Michael Ostempowski from Excelsior Orthopaedics, and Diane Brennan, senior physical therapist from the Sisters Metabolic Center for Wellness.

Tune in as Karpie, Ostempowski and Brennan broadcast live from the 36th floor of Seneca One Tower to talk about knee pain and joint replacement. They’ll discuss diagnosing and treating knee pain, from conservative approaches to the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery, including injections and preventative treatment, pre- and post-operative physical therapy, what to expect with new advances in knee replacement technology, and more. They’ll also answer knee replacement questions live.

Follow on Facebook at facebook.com/catholichealth to receive a notification when it’s time to join. Those with a question for the program team may send it in advance through the event listing at chsbuffalo.org/events, or submit it via chat during the event.

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