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Fall Orthopaedic Lecture Series Events


Medical experts at Newton-Wellesley Hospital will present an orthopaedic lecture series this fall in the Ambulatory Care Center. Join the staff as they address a range of orthopaedic issues, including injury prevention treatment for low back pain, minimally invasive surgical procedures and a number of other topics. Each lecture will be followed by a Q&A session. Refreshments will be served and parking is free.

The Newton-Wellesley Ambulatory Care Center is located at 159 Wells Ave. in Newton.

Treatment for Low Back Pain
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:30-8:00 pm

NWH Spine Center Staff:

  • Louis Jenis, MD – multidisciplinary care
  • Alec Meleger, MD – causes, treatments, and prevention of acute and chronic low back pain
  • Jessica Aidlen, MD – minimally invasive surgical options
  • Antje Barreveld, MD – radiofrequency ablation and other interventions for chronic pain
  • Dana Kotler, MD, and Joanne Borg-Stein, MD – pilates, regenerative biologic injections and other approaches
  • Physical Therapy Staff – importance of education, movement and functionally oriented approach

Joint Health: Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30-8:00 pm

This lecture features Hany Bedair, MD, Medical Director, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Kaplan Joint Center. It will discuss recent developments in joint replacement surgery to increase mobility, minimize pain, and provide a quicker recovery and return to a more active lifestyle.

Sports Injury in Athletes
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6:30-8:00 pm

This lecture features Robert Nascimento, MD, Assistant Chief, Sports Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital. It will discuss types and causes of common sports injuries, treatment options, and injury prevention associated with athletes and physically active individuals.

For more information, call 617-243-6383.

 

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