By Maria Cook
For more than 25 years, Franciscan Health has conducted 10 to 12 free seminars each year as part of its Orthopedics Road Show. The seminars travel throughout Indiana and parts of Illinois with the purpose of educating people about arthritis and hip and knee replacement procedures.
On Aug. 28, the Orthopedics Road Show will make its way to the Hampton Inn in Zionsville at 6005 South Main St.
Franciscan Health Media Relations Manager Joe Stuteville said the Orthopedics Road Show informs the public and highlights one of Franciscan’s most successful clinical programs.
“Our orthopedic surgeons have been doing these road shows for a number of years, and the reason behind it is to educate the public on health conditions such as arthritis and also surgical options they may have for hip and knee replacement, which is one of our signature clinical programs at Franciscan,” Stuteville said. “We find that these events are fairly well attended, no matter where we take them.”
The Zionsville seminar will be led by Dr. Anthony Feher, a member of the Franciscan Physician Network of Joint Replacement Surgeons. The group is affiliated with the Center for Hip & Knee Surgery in Mooresville, which has been recognized as the top organization in Indiana for joint replacement.
Stuteville said Franciscan Health’s orthopedic surgeons are committed to improving the future of orthopedic medicine.
“They conduct research at any given time regarding new techniques that are evolving to be used in orthopedic surgery,” he said. “Basically, they take a very strong lead not only on the surgery they do, but on procedures that can possibly be done down the road.”
Light refreshments will be served at at 5:30 p.m. The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. To register, visiting FranciscanHealth.org/CHKS or 833-764-5448.