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Orange Regional Medical Center To Host Free Seminar on Common Hand Problems

August 12, 2013

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free seminar titled “Common Hand Problems: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention and Thursday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center Conference Center’s Multipurpose Conference Room, 707 East Main Street in Middletown. Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. Dimitrios Christoforou, Dr. Vipul Patel and Dr. Samir Sodha will lead the discussion on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hand problems as well as complex traumatic and arthritic conditions.

The U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics has concluded that carpal tunnel syndrome is the “chief occupational hazard of the 90’s” – disabling workers in epidemic proportions. Currently, carpal tunnel syndrome affects over 8 million Americans, is the number one reported medical problem and accounts for about 50% of all work-related injuries.

For more information, or to register, please visit www.ormc.org/communityoutreach or call the Orange Regional Health Connections at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.


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