News Release

October 29, 2010

Contact: Chris Kaminski, 860-679-4352

Exploring Common Problems in the Hand and Wrist

Free Discovery Series Program November 9

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. The University of Connecticut Health Centerís Discovery Series will present a program about common problems associated with the hands and wrists on Tuesday, November 9.

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

Drs. Jay R. Lieberman, Craig Rodner and Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, experts from UConn Health Centerís New England Musculoskeletal Institute will explore conditions such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome, wrist tendinitis, arthritis, trigger fingers, ganglion cysts and other wrist, hand, and finger problems.

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