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Friday, March 25, 2016

Orthopedic surgeon to explain joint replacement therapies April 18

GREENWOOD, Indiana – 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.

The Center for Hip & Knee Surgery (CHKS) will present a free seminar about arthritis and hip and knee replacement at 6 p.m., Monday, April 18, at Jonathan Byrd’s, 100 Byrd Way, Greenwood. Light refreshments will be served.

Richard Jackson, MD, will explain the latest procedures in joint replacement and arthritis treatments. A member of the Midwest Center for Joint Replacement, Dr. Jackson is an independent physician on the medical staff with Franciscan St. Francis Health-Mooresville.

To register, call 1-877-888-1777.

Now observing its 30th year of service, CHKS was founded by Merrill Ritter, MD, and the Center became one of the first orthopedic centers of excellence in the United States. Since then, its surgeons have performed more than 40,000 total joint replacements and has become one of the leading centers of its kind in the world.