The Medical Center Auxiliary is sponsoring the 2011 Getting Older and Better Workshop with two opportunities to attend on Tuesday, May 17, in the Great Room at First United Methodist Church in Gainesville and Thursday, May 19, at the Hall County Library Spout Springs Branch in Flowery Branch.
The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 17 and 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 19, includes lunch, and features presentations on surgical and non-surgical treatments for joint pain. Speakers on May 17 include Charlie DeCook, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with The Longstreet Clinic (TLC) Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine; Holmes Marchman, MD, a physiatrist with TLC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dan Rhoads, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with Specialty Clinics of Georgia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; and Lee Watkins, PT, a physical therapist with The Rehabilitation Institute of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC). On May 19, the conference will feature John Buchanan, DO, a sports medicine physician with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Sports Medicine; Dr. DeCook; and Sandy Dufty, PT, a physical therapist with The Rehabilitation Institute of NGMC.
Registration is available on a first come, first served basis, costs $5, and the deadline to register is Friday, May 13. A complimentary gift is provided for each participant, and door prizes will also be given away.
Call (770) 219-8099 for more information or to register.