Prevea to offer free, online workshops designed to help individuals navigate joint pain and orthopedic injuries

Wisconsin  Prevea Health presents a series of workshops to address specific joint pain and orthopedic injuries and conditions, and to learn about the latest in treatment and recovery options.

 

These free, online/virtual workshops are led by Prevea orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians who are specially trained in bone and joint health and orthopedic conditions.

 

Please see a description of each of the events below. To sign up, visit www.prevea.com/events. Details on how to access the online workshops will be provided following sign-up.

 

November 9, 2021

6 to 7 p.m.

ACL Injury Prevention

An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear or injury can happen to both athletes and non-athletes. Dr. Scott Haskins, orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, will provide information and tips to help lower the risk of ACL tear or injury and address surgical treatment options for an ACL tear.

 

December 7, 2021

6 to 7 p.m.

Hand, Wrist and Elbow Disorders

Hand, wrist or elbow conditions and injuries are common. Whether you break a bone, sprain a wrist or hand, or have repetitive stress injuries such as tennis elbow or carpal tunnel syndrome, it’s important to understand treatment options. Dr. Daniel Metz, orthopedic surgeon, will discuss treatment options for hand, wrist and elbow disorders.

 

January 18, 2022

6 to 7 p.m.

Why Do My Joints Make Noise?

Bones and joints can make grinding, creaking, clicking, popping and other noises, which can occur at any age, but become more common as we get older. The medical term is crepitus, and there can be several causes. Dr. Scott Haskins, orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, will share possible reasons for joint noises, especially in the knees, how to preserve knee health and discuss various treatment options.

 

March 8, 2022

8 to 9 a.m.

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint that may be due to injury or chronic conditions. Dr. Daniel Metz, orthopedic surgeon, will discuss non-arthritic and arthritic shoulder pain, causes and treatment options, including shoulder replacement.

 

April 20, 2022

6 to 7 p.m.

Concussion Prevention and Management

Concussions can happen to anyone, anywhere – children and adults, at work, in an accident, playing a sport, etc. Join Dr. Jeremy Metzler, sports medicine and family medicine physician, to learn about concussion prevention, symptoms and treatment options in case a loved one has a potential concussion.

 

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About Prevea Health

Founded in Green Bay, Wis. in 1996, Prevea Health is a health care organization that provides high-quality, primary and specialty health care in 80+ locations across Northern, Eastern and Western Wisconsin in clinic and hospital settings. It is partnered with six Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals across Wisconsin to provide patients a system of highly coordinated care, close to home: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire; and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. For more information, visit www.prevea.com.