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1833 Crowchild Trail Northwest

Calgary, AB T2M 4S7

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JOIN US FOR A FREE EDUCATION DAY ON JOINT HEALTH

The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health in the University of Calgary and The Arthritis Society Alberta and Northwest Territories are collaborating to bring you a full day of bone and joint health information. This free public education day is for anyone interested in learning more about treatment in shoulder and elbow conditions and wanting to gain more information about ways to manage arthritis for better health and well-being.

Wood Forum 2017

presented by The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

10:00 AM to Noon (Doors open at 9:30 AM)

A public forum on the latest research advances in shoulder and elbow conditions.

Tentative Program

Moderator: Jon Cornish, former running back, Calgary Stampeders

Guest speakers:

Dr. Steve Boyd, Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health
  • Welcoming remarks
Dr. Kevin Hildebrand, orthopaedic surgeon
  • “Preventing stiffness after elbow fractures”
Dr. Judy Chepeha, physiotherapist, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta
  • “Rotator cuff injuries: Prevention to post-op”
Dr. Mark Heard, orthopaedic surgeon
  • “Cartilage transplantation in the shoulder: Horizons in donated tissue”
Dr. Martin Ferguson-Pell, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta and Executive Director, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute
  • “Beaming in rural Albertans for shoulder physio”
Rhett Warrener, former defenceman, Calgary Flames
  • Shoulder injury and the impact on career and life


Noon to 1:00 PM Lunch - Provided for full day attendees only.

Joint Health Symposium 2017

presented by The Arthritis Society

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Learn more about ways to manage your arthritis. Topics include pain reduction, nutrition for optimal health, exercises for knee and hip osteoarthritis and benefits of yoga therapy.



Limited space is available for either the morning or afternoon sessions only.

Speakers to be announced soon.


FAQs

Parking options and available transportation for getting to and from the event?

Free parking on-site and CTrain access is within walking distance from Banff Trail LRT Station

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Bring your printed ticket or display on your phone

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health - Visit mccaig.ucalgary.ca or call 403-210-6774

The Arthritis Society - Visit arthritis.ca or email info@ab.arthritis.ca or call 1-800-321-1433 ext. 2226


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