Speaking Engagements

Speaking-Engagement-at-Senior-CenterIn addition to the clinical care we provide, the doctors at Essex Orthopaedics & Optima Sports Therapy are available for speaking engagements and patient education seminars.  We believe strongly that the patient is the most important person in the health care equation and utilize every possible opportunity to provide tools and resources to educate people about the non-surgical and surgical options available to them to help them live life to the fullest.

Previous Speaking Engagements

Want to Learn More About Osteoarthritis?

Want to learn more about osteoarthritis? Our own Dr. Eric Arvidson will be addressing the topic at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell Street, Methuen, MA, on Wednesday, May 1st at 1:00pm. All are welcome!

Take Control of Your Joint Pain

Take the first step towards understanding your joint pain as local orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Thomas E. Hoerner, MD, answers your questions and discusses:
• Arthritis of the Hip and Knee
• Surgical and Non-Surgical Joint Pain Treatment Options
• MAKOplasty® Robotic Arm Partial Knee Resurfacing & Total Hip Replacement Using Proven Robotic Arm Technology.

Individual results vary. Not all patients will have the same post-operative recovery and activity level. See your orthopaedic surgeon to discuss your potential benefits and risks.

Learn About Shoulder Pain and Total Shoulder Replacement

Our own Dr. Joshua M. Philbrick will present a Meet The Expert seminar on shoulder pain and total shoulder replacement on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the ground floor auditorium at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East Street, Methuen, MA.

Living with Knee or Hip Pain? Learn about MAKOplasty

What is MAKOplasty™ And What is its Potential Role in Anterior Total Hip Replacement?

Our own Doctor Thomas Hoerner will present a medical Meet the Expert seminar on MAKOplasty™ and its potential role in anterior total hip replacement on October 8, 2015, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the ground floor auditorium at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East Street, Methuen, MA.

Dr. Hoerner will talk about the differences between  the direct anterior and posterior approaches to total hip replacement, explain ways to treat hip and knee pain, describe what MAKOplasty™ is, and explain how a computer assisted procedure like MAKOplasty™ is performed and why.