Do you have pain, swelling and stiffness in and around your joints? Is it painful to walk or climb stairs? If you answer yes, you probably have arthritis the leading cause of disability in America. It affects people of all ages, sexes and races.
Learn about some of the more than 100 different types of arthritis, its causes and treatments on Thursday evening, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Madison Public Library, 6111 Middle Ridge Road. Dr. Patrick Hergenroeder, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, will give a free seminar on this common but not well understood disease. Learn about some of the things that can be done to preserve joint function, mobility and your quality of life. Dr. Hergenroeder specializes in minimally invasive surgery, general orthopedics, hip replacement, knee replacement, hand surgery and sports medicine.
Check out our books on arthritis in the Lime Green area under Health/Medical/Arthritis. To reserve your seat on the 23rd, please call Madison Library at 440-428-2189 or sign-up online on the Monthly Calendar at www.madison-library.info.
The library even has a book to help your dog if he or she has arthritis! Check it out in the Lime Green area under Animals/Dogs/Care.