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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. participates in Arthritis and Joint Replacement Symposium

WORCESTER _ On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) exhibited at the  “Living Well with Arthritis and Joint Replacement: Latest Advancements and Treatments Symposium”, which was hosted by the Senior Focus, a division of Elder & Disability Law Advocates.

This symposium featured keynote speaker Christopher J. Vinton, MD, PhD, who shared the latest advances and treatments in joint replacement. Dr. Vinton is renowned in the field of orthopedic sports medicine, is an orthopedic surgeon, and is the team physician for Holy Cross athletes. His affiliations include St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester County Orthopedics, and Harvard Medical School Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Other speakers included William B. Balcom, MD, who educated attendees on the treatment of arthritis in the 21st Century; Jason E. Simon, MD, who presented new advances in shoulder replacement and treatment; Anthony Rivera, MD, who explained the latest treatments in arthritis when surgery is not an option; Khushnum Narielwalla, PT, who focused on physical therapy with arthritis and joint replacement; and Nicholas G. Kaltsas, Esq ., JD who discussed legal planning and how to be organized and prepared for your future.

SCPT will be one of approximately 30 exhibitors at this free community event.

“This symposium was a way in which people gained valuable insight into the latest advances in the treatment of chronic arthritis and joint replacement,” said SCPT Executive Director and Founder Catherine Hoover-Smith. “It is in total alignment with our company philosophy to help each of our clients reach their goals to return to a happy, healthy and active lifestyle.”

South County Physical Therapy, Inc. has six convenient locations in Auburn, Charlton, Millbury, Westboro (two locations), and Worcester.

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