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Free Hip and Knee Arthritis Education Seminar

September 28, 2009

Middletown, New York – Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free arthritis seminar on Thursday, October 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown. Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist Dr. Eric Martin will speak on hip and knee arthritis and treatment options including conservative, operative and emerging new treatments. A question and answer period will follow. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one in five adults suffers from some form of arthritis. It is one of the most prevalent chronic health problems and the nation’s leading cause of disability among Americans over age 15. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Bone and Joint Center is affiliated with the prestigious NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases – ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology – Orange Regional’s Bone and Joint Center provides a range of orthopedic care from knee and hip replacement and hand surgery to advanced therapies and treatments.

Eric Martin, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist at Orange Regional Medical Center. Dr. Martin received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY. He completed his Orthopedic Residency at the State University of New York at Stonybrook and his Fellowship in Reconstructive Joint Surgery at Rush University/St.Luke’s Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Martin is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, New York State Orthopaedic Society and the Medical Society of the County of Orange.

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