February 1, 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeons Host Free Public Health Forum
San Diego — The public is invited to a free health forum “Keeping Up with the Boneses: Staying Active for Life,” presented by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the California Orthopaedic Association, Saturday, February 19, 2011, from 9:30 AM to noon at the San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, Room 25C.
This forum will be held in conjunction with the AAOS 2011 Annual Meeting, for which more than 30,000 orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic and medical industry representatives from all over the world will visit San Diego. A panel of 10 top national expert surgeons will share information on the latest orthopaedic innovations, tips and resources. Injury-prevention, managing chronic pain and preparing for surgery are just three of the topics for which these experts will offer their insights and best advice.
Attendees will enjoy light refreshments, receive an information-packed attendee booklet and have the opportunity to ask the experts questions. All attendees are urged to bring their questions and participate in the discussion.
The speakers’ agenda is as follows:
||Welcome and introductions
|9: 35 a.m.
||Boomeritis, Sports Injuries and Staying in the Game
||What’s New in Joint Replacement
||The Agony of DeFeet—From Savage Shoes to Foot Facelifts and Everything in between
||Protecting Your Hands from Common Household Hazards
||Back Pain: Does Your Back Go Out More than You Do?
||Strong Bones for Life, Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
||Imagine: Orthopaedics in 2050— New Technologies, Biologics, and Innovation Through Research
||Kids Get Hurt, Too: Preventing Youth Sports Injuries
||Patient Q & A and open floor
Attendees are urged to register for this FREE event by calling The California Orthopaedic Association at 916-454-9884 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the AAOS
Founded in 1933, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials. For more information about the 2011 annual meeting visit www.aaos.org
About the COA
The California Orthopaedic Association (COA) was founded in 1975 and is the largest state orthopaedic association in the nation. COA’s mission is to protect orthopaedic surgeons’ ability to practice the highest quality of musculoskeletal care for their patients.