News Release

October 13, 2010

Contact: Chris Kaminski, 860-679-4352
e-mail: kaminski@nso.uchc.edu

Exploring Knee, Hip Preservation, Replacement

Free Discovery Series Program October 28

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė Why spend another day without the freedom to perform daily activities or participate in sports because of knee and hip pain? The University of Connecticut Health Centerís Discovery Series will present a program on new advances that can diminish knee and hip pain on Thursday, October 28.

The program is free and starts at 7 p.m. in the UConn Health Centerís Keller Auditorium. To register, call 800-535-6232 or register online at http://discoveryseries.uchc.edu.

Drs. Thomas M. DeBerardino, Jay R. Lieberman and Gregory G. Polkowski II, experts from the UConn Health Centerís New England Musculoskeletal Institute, will discuss joint preservation techniques for the knee and hip, as well as total joint replacement surgery.

The next Discovery Series program will be Tuesday, November 9, on common problems of the hand and wrist.

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