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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:  


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

  • Free educational materials

  • Refreshments

Joint Sessions: Hip Arthritis - Get Hip to Your Treatment Options

 August 13, 2015 6-7:30PM



Presenter: Edward V.A. Lim, MD

There are over 10 types of arthritis that can effect your hip and cause pain, swelling and stiffness. The most common type of arthritis is Osteoarthritis which has surgical and non-surgical treatment options. Come learn more and Get Hip With Your Arthritis!


Eventbrite - Hip Arthritis: Get Hip to Your Treatment Options 


Joint Sessions: Get a Grip on Your Hand & Wrist Arthritis

 September 10, 2015  6-7:30PM

Presenter: Noah Shaftel, MD

The hand and wrist are made up of many different bones, muscles and ligaments that enable a wide range of movement. Many forms of arthritis and related conditions that affect the joints, muscles and/or bones can cause problems like pain, stiffness and swelling in the wrist and fingers. Come learn more and get a grip about your surgical and non-surgical treatment options.



Eventbrite - Hand & Wrist Arthritis: Get A Grip on Arthritis In Your Hand & Wrist 



 Joint Sessions: On Point With Elbow Arthritis

 October 8, 2015  6-7:30PM

For many people, arthritis of the elbow can cause pain not only when they bend their elbow, but also when they straighten it making daily activities a constant struggle. The most common cause of arthritis of the elbow is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis and injuries can also cause arthritis in the elbow joint. Learn more about how to keep your elbow arthritis on point!


Eventbrite - Elbow Arthritis: On Point With Treatment Options 


 Joint Sessions: Don't Let Arthritis Bring You to Your Knees

 November 12, 2015  6-7:30PM

Presenter: Haleem Chaudhary, MD

Knee arthritis can make it hard to do many everyday activities, such as walking or climbing stairs and it is a serious disability for many people.  Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee. It is a degenerative, "wear-and-tear" type of arthritis that occurs most often in people 50 years of age and older, but may occur in younger people, too. Come and learn about how to not let your arthritis bring you to your knees!

Eventbrite - Knee Arthritis: Don’t Let Arthritis Bring You To Your Knees