Friday, October 9, 2009

Knee Screenings and Lectures Offered

Do you have knee pain? LifeBridge Health's Know Your Health program is hosting a free knee screening on October 15 and a lecture on October 20 with Wayne Leadbetter, M.D. The title of the 7 p.m. lecture is "We're All On Our Last Legs! How to Safely Exercise with Your Arthritic Knee/Hip" and will be at Women's Mill Club House, 2470 Stoney Creek Road, Frederick. Dr. Leadbetter will discuss ways to keep your knees healthy.

Dr. Leadbetter graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine. After receiving his surgical and orthopedic training at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, he spent two postgraduate years at Bethesda Naval Hospital, where he directed both the adult joint reconstruction and spine surgery programs before entering practice. Dr. Leadbetter is an experienced clinical researcher and has held several academic appointments. He has been an invited lecturer on four continents. The author of numerous articles and book chapters, he has edited scientific texts that include Sports Induced Inflammation and Tendon Injuries.

To schedule an appointment or to sign up for the lecture, call 410-601-WELL (9355).

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