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Loyola to Offer Free Arthritis Health Fair

Speakers to address latest developments for patients with painful condition

WHAT:    The Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge will hold a free arthritis fair for the community. Participants will:
Learn about the latest developments in diagnosing and treating arthritis.
See physical therapists demonstrate easy-to-follow exercises for arthritis sufferers.
Have questions answered by Loyola health experts.

Speaker schedule:
10 – 11 a.m.
The Many Faces of Arthritis
Ruth Kadanoff, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis 
Harold Rees, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

11:30 – Noon
Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms with Exercise
Jennifer Golz, PT, and Neepa Raja, PT
Physical Therapy

WHEN:    10 a.m. – noon, on Saturday, June 16
      *Check in and light breakfast begin at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:  Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
      6800 N. Frontage Road
      
Visit LoyolaMedicine.org/events or call (708) 327-1201 for more information.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

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