Great Barrington, Mass. – October is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Over 3 million people in the United States suffer from arthritis, an inflammation of the joints characterized by pain, swelling, redness and resulting in reduced motion and diminished quality of life that can last several years or be lifelong.
Fairview Hospital will present a free community health lecture, “Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment” on Tuesday, October 29 at 4:00 p.m. in the Ground Floor Conference Room at Fairview Hospital, 29 Lewis Avenue, Great Barrington.
Dr. Pier Boutin, American Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, will present the program. Dr. Boutin is a member of Fairview Hospital’s Medical Staff. Her medical practice, Fairview Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, specializes in non-surgical treatments for orthopaedic issues and care.
There is no charge to attend but pre-registration is required. Please call Fairview Hospital’s Office of Community Relations at (413) 854-9609 to pre-register. Seating is limited.