Spring is here, but if pain is limiting you from putting the spring back in your step, Mercy may have the answer.
Join Mercy Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Terry Schwab and Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner Greg King for a free lunch and learn on Tuesday, April 19 to learn what causes knee pain, treatment options and recent advancements in patient-customized total knee replacement surgery.
“Often, patients are confused with the options available to treat knee pain,” said Terry Schwab, MD. “Some jump to conclusions by thinking that surgery is the best or only answer.
As specialists in orthopedics, we evaluate the source of the pain and recommend treatment methods before considering surgery. However, when surgery is necessary, recent technology allows for patient’s total knee replacements to be customized for their body.”
The lunch and learn is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott’s McAuley Room. The public is invited, but seating is limited and registration is required.
Register online by Friday, April 15 at mercy.net/FortScottOrtho or RSVP by calling 620-223-8094.
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.