Mountain Vista Medical Center, a full-service hospital in east Mesa, is inviting residents to a joint health seminar that will help educate and celebrate a healthy and active lifestyle. The seminar, “Hips, Shoulders, Knees & Feet: Everything You Need to Know About Joint Health,” takes place this Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Arizona Golf Resort, 425 S. Power Road in Mesa, from 8 a.m.–noon.
Medical experts from Mountain Vista Medical Center including Brian McWhorter, D.O., Andrew Wellman, M.D., and Brandon Mecham, D.P.M., will offer seminars on joint health and then lead a panel discussion that will include health tips, real-life testimonials and questions from the audience. Participants will learn about common mistakes people make that cause bone and joint issues that have painful long-term effects, tips to build stronger joints and muscles and simple lifestyle changes to keep them active.
“Every day hundreds of people wake up with serious orthopedic problems that can lead to long-term pain and physical disability,” said Dr. Brian McWhorter, an orthopedic surgeon at Mountain Vista Medical Center. “Many of these problems can be easily avoided if you know how to implement some simple steps to help maintain healthy bones and joints.”
The seminar is free and open to the public but there are a limited number of seats available. Attendees are encouraged to register by calling 1-877-924-WELL (9355) or via online at www.mvmedicalcenter.com.
The 178-bed, full-service hospital, featuring all-private rooms and advanced medical technology, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. Part of IASIS Healthcare, Mountain Vista is designed to provide comprehensive health care services for residents of the East Valley. The hospital is accredited as a Primary Stroke Center and a Level III Trauma Center. It also features an accredited Chest Pain Center and Cardiac Receiving Center.