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Seminars & Events

August 24, 2020

When to Say When: Am I Ready for a Joint Replacement?

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6pm
Ridgefield Library
Q&A to follow presentation

How to know when it’s time and go into surgery your strongest. The decision to have elective surgery is rarely an easy one and joint replacement surgeries are no exception. Join experts from OrthoConnecticut and RVNAhealth to learn more about the surgery decision-making process, as well as what you can expect, and do, before, during, and after surgery to help ensure your surgery is a success.

A panel presentation with Total Joint Specialist, Dr. John P. Dunleavy of OrthoConnecticut; Gigi Weiss, MSPT, RVNAhealth Director of Rehabilitation Services.

This program is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library and OrthoConnecticut. It is also part of the Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life series.

February 19, 2020

Dr. Henshaw to talk at Ridgefield Library on Running Strong to Avoid Common Injuries. (Event will be rescheduled)

Please note the Ridgefield Library has cancelled all March events. We look forward to rescheduling this event in the future.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7pm - cancelled
Ridgefield Library at 472 Main Street, Ridgefield
Q&A to follow presentation

Sports Medicine specialist Dr. Ross Henshaw M.D. will discuss running strong to avoid common injuries.

Running is a wonderfully efficient way to improve your health, except when it produces chronic injuries. Dr. Henshaw will discuss the key areas to focus on in order to remain injury free. Whether you are training for a marathon or looking to maintain your regular running routine, Dr. Henshaw will look at the most common injuries plaguing runners today and how to avoid them in the first place and what to do if you are already afflicted by pain.

This program is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Library and OrthoConnecticut and is part of the Library's Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life series.

November 19, 2019

Dr. Fletcher to talk at Norwalk Senior Center on Total Joint Replacement

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10am
Norwalk Senior Center at 11 Allen Road, Norwalk
Q&A to follow presentation

The team at OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics is happy to announce that our very

own, Mark Fletcher M.D. will be speaking at the Norwalk Senior Center on December 10th.

Dr. Fletcher will be giving an in-depth presentation on the topic of total joint replacement.

October 18, 2019

Dr. Dunleavy to talk at Ridgefield Library on Facts, Fads and Fiction about Joint Replacement Surgery

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Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7pm
Ridgefield Library
Q&A to follow presentation

RSVP here or call 203-438-2282 at Ridgefield Library

Total Joint specialist Dr. John P. Dunleavy M.D. will discuss minimally invasive techniques as well as technological advancements that are often helping to get patients back to doing what they love sooner and with higher satisfaction.

According to the Mayo Clinic, an estimated 4.7 million people in the United States have undergone total knee replacement and 2.5 million have undergone total hip replacement and are living with implants. Today’s technological advancements in orthopedics are helping to improve the care and recovery of the modern patient.

This program is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library and OrthoConnecticut. It is also part of the Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life series.