Learn How to Keep Your Knees Healthy at FHN Program April 20

FREEPORT, Ill., April 4, 2016 — FHN Orthopaedic Surgeon Greg Dammann, MD will talk about knee health and knee replacement surgery at a special free program in April.

Knee replacement is one of the most successful surgeries performed today, with more than 600,000 total knee replacements performed each year in the United States.

For those not ready to explore surgery, a physical therapist will join Dr. Dammann to talk about how you can keep all your joints as healthy as possible, avoid strains and what types of exercises are best for painful knees.

The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 at FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport. Refreshments will be served, and there is no charge to attend. Reservations are requested – please visit www.fhn.org/knee or call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901 to reserve your seat.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois.

Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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