FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hiran Ratnayake
Senior Communications Manager
Department of External Affairs
302-299-3562
HRatnayake@ChristianaCare.org


news.christianacare.org


As Spring Arrives, Free Education to Protect Your Hips, Knees, Back and Bones

Orthopaedic and Rehabilitative Specialists Available to Help People Stay Active as Days Get Warmer

WHAT: Now that spring has officially arrived, Christiana Care is providing free education events to help people get and stay active. If hip, knee, back or bones issues are keeping you from enjoying life, learn about causes and solutions from our experts to get you back to doing the things you love the most. Each program offers practical information and discusses both surgical and non-surgical solutions for long-term relief as well as prevention strategies to keep you on the go.

WHERE: Christiana Hospital’s John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd., Newark, Del.

EVENTS INCLUDE:

Freedom From Fractures, Tuesday, April 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Speakers:

  • Margaret A. Guest, D.O., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Timothy Manzone, M.D., Nuclear Medicine Specialist
  • Aron McConnell, PT, DPT, COMT, CSCS, Pn1, Physical Therapist

 

Relief for Chronic Hip Pain, Thursday, April 25 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Speakers:

  • Eric Johnson, M.D., Orthopaedic Specialist
  • Taylor Alger, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

 

Spine Surgery: Advancements Offer Relief, Thursday, May 16 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Speakers:

  • Rush Fisher, M.D., Orthopaedic Spine Specialist
  • Matthew Bertinato, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, Physical Therapist

 Registration: Anyone can attend this event by registering at https://events.christianacare.org/event/relief/. Seating is limited.

About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.

ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 5th best health system to work for in the United States and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by HealthGrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

####