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Free HealthTalk on Knee Pain

Holy Family Memorial is holding a free HealthTalk on knee pain and arthritis on Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Manitowoc.

Fellowship-trained hip and knee surgeon Kirk Dimitris, MD of Lakeshore Orthopaedics will present the latest information on this growing epidemic.

Dr. Dimitris is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who completed a fellowship in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. He specializes in the comprehensive treatment of hip and knee arthritis, including both conservative and surgical care. Dr. Dimitris performs minimally invasive and muscle sparing procedures for hip and knee replacement. He also performs the gender specific knee, or "female knee", when the indications are appropriate.

Participants of this HealthTalk will learn causes and symptoms of knee arthritis, when its time to see a doctor, non-surgical treatment options and different types of total knee replacement surgeries available.

To register for this free HealthTalk, call 320.2519, or visit www.hfmhealth.org/creg