DANVILLE — Shoulder pain and discomfort are among the most common reasons people seek medical evaluation and treatment. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 10, Dr. Chad Waits and Dr. Kyle Ritter, orthopedic surgeons with Hendricks Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, will review and discuss a variety of causes for shoulder pain and available treatment options, including:
• Common shoulder injuries and treatments;
• Rotator cuff tears and treatment;
• Shoulder arthritis; and
• Shoulder replacements.
The talk will take place in the conference room at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, 301 Satori Parkway, in Avon. Registration is required for this free community event. To register, go to www.hendricks.org and click on “Register for Classes.” For more information, call 718-4676.
Waits received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at Wellington Orthopedics/University of Cincinnati where he also provided medical coverage for the Cincinnati Bengals football team and the University of Cincinnati Athletics Department. Waits specializes in arthroscopic surgeries, fracture management, joint replacement and tendon and ligament reconstruction/repair.
Ritter graduated from the University of Evansville and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Ritter completed his fellowship training in sports medicine at Wellington Orthopedics and University of Cincinnati. He also has provided medical coverage for the Cincinnati Bengals football team and the University of Cincinnati Athletics Department.
Since 1962, Hendricks Regional Health has served as the area’s leading health care provider by delivering innovative care with a personal touch. Licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health and accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, Hendricks Regional Health staffs a full complement of physicians in a variety of specialties at locations in Danville, Avon, Plainfield, Brownsburg, Lizton, and Bainbridge. For more information, call 745-3627 or visit www.hendricks.org.