‘Solving Problems of the Foot and Ankle'

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
“Solving Problems of the Foot and Ankle,” a free presentation, open to the public, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. Light refreshments are provided.
 
Treatment options for foot and ankle problems have expanded greatly over the past few years. Newer treatment alternatives which preserve motion and allow rapid return to activities will be discussed by L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD, assistant professor and director of clinical research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; clinical director, UA Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP); and assistant professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, UA College of Engineering.
 
Dr. LattDr. Latt is an expert in the treatment of foot and ankle problems including disorders of cartilage, ligaments and tendons and the treatment of complex deformities of the lower extremity. He has a special interest in the treatment of ankle arthritis using total ankle replacement. His current research interests include the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of tendon problems of the foot and ankle.
 
The lecture is part of the “Living Healthy with Arthritis” series of monthly talks presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.
 
Seating is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, visit the University of Arizona Arthritis Center website www.arthritis.arizona.edu or call 520-626-5040 or email livinghealthy@arthritis.arizona.edu
 
(If capacity in Chase Bank Auditorium is reached, lectures may be re-located to DuVal Auditorium, Room 2600, at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus. Registered attendees will be notified of location changes.)
 
Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour, cash only, in The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the UA Zone 1 permit and metered parking lot No. 2030 just south of the parking garage at East Mabel Street and Martin Avenue.
 
About the ‘Living Healthy with Arthritis’ lecture series
 
The “Living Healthy with Arthritis” monthly talks are presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucsonand supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.
 
The lectures are held the first Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
 
Upcoming lectures include:
 
· Oct. 2, “The Healthy Weight Philosophy,” Michael Hewitt, PhD, research director for exercise science, Canyon Ranch Health Resort (lecture will be held in DuVal Auditorium)
 
· Nov. 6, “Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis,” C. Kent Kwoh, MD, director, University of Arizona Arthritis Center, and The Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Chair of Rheumatology and chief, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (lecture will be held in DuVal Auditorium)
 
· No December lecture
 
Save the date! The annual Living Healthy with Arthritis Conference will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.