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​​​​​​At The Christ Hospital Health Network, we believe it is important to not only offer our community the best in orthopaedic and sports medicine care, but also information and education to help individuals prevent joint pain and improve their health.  We have developed a number of education programs, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, including:  

Arthritis Answers - Expert Answers to Your Arthritis Questions

The Christ Hospital, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, is pleased to continue our focused and informative series – ARTHRITIS ANSWERS.

This FREE education series is designed to offer the latest information on a variety of arthritis topics, featuring trusted Christ Hospital experts. Enjoy a single session, or come to all four!

Programs will include lectures by physicians, Q & A and open discussion, refreshments and free educational materials.

All programs will be held at the:
The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Montgomery
11140 Montgomery Rd., Suite 1100
Montgomery, OH 45249

Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 14, 2015 | 6 – 7:30 pm

Presenter: Edward V.A. Lim, MD
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the lining of your joints, causing a painful swelling, in some cases resulting in bone erosion and joint deformity. Learn more about how rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed and your options for treatment.

Eventbrite - Arthritis Answers: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoporosis and Arthritis
May 21, 2015 | 6 – 7:30 pm

Presenter: Deepa P. Kudalkar, MD
While studies have shown people with osteoarthritis are less likely than average to develop osteoporosis, patients with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to develop osteoporosis. This may be due to some medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis contributing to decreased bone density. Learn more about the complex and often confusing link between osteoporosis and arthritis, including diagnosis and treatment options.

Eventbrite - Arthritis Answers: Osteoporosis and Arthritis

May 28, 2015 | 6 – 7:30 pm

Presenter: Marc C. Schneider, MD
Osteoarthritis, one of the most common forms of arthritis, is a chronic condition in which the cartilage that cushions the joints breaks down. This causes the bones to rub against each other, resulting in stiffness, pain and loss of joint movement. Learn more about this condition, including your treatment options.

Eventbrite - Arthritis Answers: Osteoarthritis

Arthritis of the Spine
June 4, 2015 | 6 – 7:30 pm

Presenter: Jennifer Y. Chung, MD
Arthritis in the back and neck can cause pain that ranges from inconvenient to debilitating. Fortunately, there are a number of non-surgical treatment options that can help with this condition. Learn more about your treatment options from our Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician specialized in treating spine and joint conditions.

Eventbrite - Arthritis Answers: Arthritis of the Spine

Joint Sessions- A Seminar Series for Joint Health and Arthritis Related Topics

These FREE education programs offers men and women information and insight on a variety of joint health and arthritis related topics presented by trusted health experts from The Christ Hospital. Programs are held once a month, with each month focusing on a different joint in the body. Each meeting will include:

  • Presentations by a physician and physical therapy expert

  • Q & A session and open discussion

  • Refreshments

  • Free educational materials