Summit Seminar On Optimal Joint Wellness

On Wednesday, October 28, you are invited to a free joint wellness seminar presented by Summit Orthopedics surgeon Dr. Jack Drogt and HealthEast Ways to Wellness registered dietitian Lisa Hellem. Join us at the Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury to learn about joint replacement and weight-loss options to address joint problems.

When you live with joint pain, you have questions. How long should you deal with pain on your own? When should you see a doctor? What medical options are available? We want to help. On October 28, we invite you to join us at a free seminar about joint treatment with joint replacement surgeon Dr. Jack Drogt and HealthEast dietitian Lisa Hellem.

Every jouIMG_9622_head shot.1rney to better health starts with a single step. At our community seminar, you will learn more about hip and knee pain from nationally recognized surgeon Dr. Jack Drogt and registered dietitian Lisa Hellem, who specialize in joint issues. Our experts will discuss joint pain and treatment options, and will provide you with time for your questions about joint pain and joint treatments.

Lisa Hellem’s presentation will cover the top five ways to lose weight through nutrition, explain the hows and whys of weight loss, and provide nutrition basics. Dr. Drogt will explain the treatment approach for patients with hip, knee, and shoulder disorders and injuries, highlighting the importance of weight loss before total joint replacement surgery.

The seminar will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of the causes and symptoms of osteoarthritis
  • Assessing your mobility and joint pain
  • Evaluation of hip or knee pain by an orthopedic surgeon
  • Nonsurgical treatments such as heat and ice therapy, medicines, injections, and exercises
  • Surgical options available when nonsurgical treatment is ineffective
  • Safety considerations and treatment benefits to keep in mind with any medical treatment

Whether you want to learn more about how weight and joint health are linked, are looking for conservative treatment options, or want to better understand the surgery and rehabilitation process, this seminar provides a great opportunity for you to gather information, discuss your concerns, and talk with joint specialists about your questions.

This helpful community seminar will take place on Wednesday, October 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury. Check-in for attendees will begin at 5:30. To attend, please call 651-232-6704 to RSVP or register online.

 

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  • Jack Drogt, M.D.

    “As a hip and knee specialist, an orthopedic surgeon, and the President of Summit Orthopedics, I’m dedicated to providing patients with the highest level of care available. Our expertise extends beyond orthopedic care. We’re enabling people to live the lives they love.”

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