Orthopedic health seminar set June 22

Posted 6/20/17

Jefferson Healthcare hosts a free orthopedic health seminar on degenerative joint pain from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 22 in the Dirksen Conference Room, Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center, 834 …

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Orthopedic health seminar set June 22

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Jefferson Healthcare hosts a free orthopedic health seminar on degenerative joint pain from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 22 in the Dirksen Conference Room, Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center, 834 Sheridan St.

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Edward Eissmann is to talk about how to manage pain and evaluate what works best for each individual, according to a press release.

Eissmann is a member of the newly expanded Jefferson Healthcare Orthopedic Clinic, which is located on the second floor of the Emergency and Specialty Services Building in Port Townsend. His presentation is to focus on arthritis and osteoporosis and the surgical and nonsurgical treatments available for those ailments.

Eissmann’s specialty is knee joint replacement surgeries and alternatives. He is joined by Mitzi Hazard, PT, DPT, manager of rehabilitation services and wellness, who is to present information on the continuum of care relating to Jefferson Healthcare's Total Joint Replacement Program.

Following the presentations, the audience has the opportunity to ask questions and speak with both Eissmann and Hazard. Refreshments by chef Arran Stark are to be served.

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