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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Surgeon explains orthopedic, joint replacement therapies in Bedford

BEDFORD, Ind. – You can overcome hip and knee pain and get back to leading an active and rewarding life — and Franciscan St. Francis Health wants to show you how.

On Aug. 20, Franciscan St. Francis Health will present an arthritis and hip and knee replacement seminar at Quality Inn & Suites (formerly Comfort Inn), 911 Constitution Ave. Light refreshments will be served, beginning at 6 p.m.

Michael Berend, MD, will explain the latest procedures in joint replacement and arthritis treatments. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement.

Berend is a surgeon with Franciscan Physician Network Joint Replacement Surgeons, the practice group affiliated with the Center for Hip & Knee Surgery at Franciscan St. Francis–Mooresville, recognized in the United States and the world as a premier center for joint replacement surgery.

To register for this seminar, call Franciscan St. Francis toll-free at 1-877-888-1777 or go to and click on Hip & Knee Seminars.

More information about the Center for Hip & Knee Surgery is at