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Published on December 10, 2012

Arthritis treatments and care topic of panel, provider fair

Monday, September 10, 2012

Georgetown, S.C. -- A comprehensive explanation of arthritis, including its diagnosis, types and treatment options, will be the topic of a free panel discussion featuring two area physicians from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in Murrells Inlet. 

The panel will take place in the conference room in Wachesaw Medical Center, which is located at 4367 Riverwood Drive across from Waccamaw Community Hospital.   

Dr. Patricia Grant, a physician with Georgetown Hospital System NextStep Pain Management Services, and Eric Heimberger, a physician with Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists, are the featured panelists.

The session is part of a daylong event focusing on arthritis. From 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., a Health Care Provider Fair is planned for the lobby area of Waccamaw Community Hospital. More than 20 area health-related organizations and businesses will be available to discuss products and services available for arthritis patients and their caregivers.

The day’s activities are sponsored by GHS NextStep Rehabilitation Services and the Arthritis Foundation Mid Atlantic Region. For more information, call 1.800.365.3811, ext. 4899. 


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