Porter Regional Hospital Presents Community Wellness Programs

2013-06-21T18:38:00Z Porter Regional Hospital Presents Community Wellness ProgramsContributed by Karen Keltner nwitimes.com
June 21, 2013 6:38 pm  • 

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in July:

• Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael Leland will discuss chronic hip pain and help participants learn if they are a candidate for hip replacement surgery. The presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9 at the Strongbow Inn, US Highway 30 in Valparaiso.

• Game Changer: Sports-Related Concussions

Learn how concussions are identified and treated. Family Medicine Physician Dr. Michael Mirochna will explain the physician’s role in diagnosing, treating and returning athletes to play. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

Porter Regional Hospital’s community wellness programs are free and refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-541-1861.

Porter Health Care System has two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke, Newton and Jasper counties. With more than 350 physicians representing 50 medical specialties on the medical staff, Porter Health Care System is a leader in technology and overall patient care.

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