October 30, 2012

Wright State Orthopaedics to offer public educational sessions

foot x-rayWright State Orthopaedics is offering educational sessions beginning Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., in the Family Medicine Conference Room in the Wright State Physicians Health Center on the campus of Wright State University (725 University Blvd.). The sessions are free and open to the public.

Richard Laughlin, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, will speak about common problems in the adult foot at the Nov. 20 session. Participants will discuss tendon problems and soft tissue injury to the foot and ankle.

Laughlin is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has completed fellowships in foot and ankle surgery and musculoskeletal infection. “As faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, we are constantly updating our skills and knowledge, providing you with the latest in orthopaedic care.”

In addition to the Nov. 20 educational session, Wright State Orthopaedics will offer other sessions on a variety of topics from shoulder and elbow injuries to hip, thigh and knee problems. These sessions will be offered January through May 2013 on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Family Medicine Conference Room in the Wright State Physicians Health Center. For more information and to register, contact Julie Knauff at jrknauff@mvh.org or (937) 208-2741.


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