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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Orthopedic surgeon to explain joint replacement therapies April 27

GREENCASTLE, 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 joint replacement at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 27 at The Inn at DePauw & Event Center, 2 W. Seminary St. Light refreshments will be served.

John Meding, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, will explain the latest procedures in joint replacement and arthritis treatments. He’s a member of CHKS and Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana, a practice of Franciscan Physician Network.

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

Now observing its 30th year of service, CHKS was founded by Merrill Ritter, MD. The Center was the first dedicated joint replacement facility in Indiana and 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.