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posted Aug 9, 2013 - 11:41:32am
In the United States, one in seven Americans suffer from an orthopedic ailment and more than seven million need hospitalization.
That’s why the Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties have organized a series of free orthopedic-related seminars.
To learn more, visit www.FloridaHospitalOrthopedics.org or call toll-free (866) 328-6417.
August 21: Attune Knee Seminar at Florida Hospital DeLand
On August 21, Florida Hospital DeLand Orthopedic Surgeon Mark Hollmann, MD, will give a free presentation on the Attune Rotating-Platform, Posterior Stabilized Total Knee. The event is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classroom A, B & C, 701 W Plymouth Ave. RSVP is required; call toll-free (866) 328-6417.
Dr. Hollmann is the first doctor in the state of Florida performing the Attune Rotating-Platform, Posterior Stabilized Total Knee procedure, which is a new knee replacement design. The Attune Knee was designed to provide patients with rotational freedom and conformity without constraint. Additionally, with this design, patients experience up to a 94 percent reduction in polyethylene wear – which is the primary cause for knee revision.
Dr. Hollmann is one of the most experienced joint replacement specialists in the area, performing more total knee replacements in 2011 than any other surgeon in Central Florida. Dr. Hollmann is the team physician at Stetson University and orthopedic consultant for area high schools. Additionally, he is the only Volusia County surgeon to be inducted into the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons.
Florida Hospital DeLand is the only Orthopaedic Center of Excellence in the area and has been nationally recognized for ranking in the top 10 percent for quality in joint replacement surgery. The facility has also earned the prestigious Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™, Disease-Specific Care Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery.
August 28: Talk Back to Pain Seminar at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City
On August 28, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial will host “Talk Back to Pain” for those with neck or back pain. The event is from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the hospital’s Summit Building, Suite 211, 1061 Medical Center Drive in Orange City. Board certified orthopaedic surgeon Stephane Lavoie, MD, will lead a seminar on what causes neck and back problems, as well as the comprehensive spine and orthopaedic treatments available at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial. There is no charge to attend the event and lunch will be served. RSVP is required; call toll-free (866) 328-6417.
August 29: Knee Pain Seminar at Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast
On August 29, Florida Hospital Flagler Orthopedic Surgeon Jeffrey Keen, MD, will give a free presentation on knee pain. The seminar will review the common causes of knee pain and the various treatment options available, from conservative treatment through total knee replacement. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital Flagler, Education Center, 60 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Palm Coast. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP is required; call toll-free (866) 328-6417.
Dr. Keen completed a Fellowship in adult reconstruction and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York City after completing an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Florida. Dr. Keen has published research on various orthopedic medicine topics including shoulder and elbow function after rotator cuff tear reconstruction and muscle dysfunction after ACL repair.
He treats conditions of the lower extremities including ligament reconstruction and total knee replacement. His surgical techniques include arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures.
Dr. Keen has a special interest in cartilage injuries of the knee and actively performs a variety of cartilage resurfacing techniques. When Total Knee Arthroplasty is required, modern, state-of-the-art techniques are utilized including Gender Specific, High Flexion, and Minimally Invasive designs.
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