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Valley View University, Free Community Education Provided by Valley View, to Present “Knee Pain 101,” Virtual Session with Tomas Pevny, MD of ValleyOrtho on April 7

Valley View University (VVU), free educational webinars hosted by Valley View, is dedicated to providing the community with engaging and personalized medical education with its world-class physicians. ValleyOrtho Orthopedic Surgeon Tomas Pevny, MD will present “Knee Pain 101,” a virtual session via Zoom on Wednesday, April 7.

Whether knee pain is caused by aging, a known injury, or seemingly appeared out of nowhere, it can be a nuisance and even debilitating in some cases. In this 20-minute discussion followed by open Q&A, Dr. Pevny will discuss common reasons for knee pain, things patients can do to avoid it, and treatment options to get patients back to the activities they enjoy.

Dr. Pevny, who has been practicing in Aspen since 1995, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in sports medicine and special interests in the shoulder and knee. He pioneered total joint surgery in Aspen.

When:
Wednesday, April 7 at 6 p.m.

How:
To register, visit www.vvh.org/vvu/.

Cost:
Free

Background:
Valley View professionals know that one doctor’s visit is often not enough to get questions answered, so VVU strives to provide an opportunity for anyone to learn more in a stress-free environment. Topics include hip and knee pain, men’s health and more, taught by orthopedic surgeons, oncologists and many more.

The upcoming schedule includes:

  • Knee Pain 101.
    • Presented by Tomas Pevny, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, April 7 at 6 p.m.
  • Common Bike Injuries & How to Prevent Them.
    • Presented by Mark Purnell, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho
    • Wednesday, May 5 at 6 p.m.
  • Treating Joint Pain with Cartilage Preservation & Restoration Procedures
    • Presented by Chris George, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho
    • Wednesday, June 2 at 6 p.m.
  • Hand and Wrist Pain 101.
    • Presented by Michael Potter, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, July 7 at 6 p.m.
  • Shoulder Pain 101: What, Why and How to Take Care of it.
    • Presented by Tito Liotta, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, August 4 at 6 p.m.
  • Options for Hip and Knee Injections.
    • Presented by Chad Mahan, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, September 1 at 6 p.m.
  • Thumb Pain 101.
    • Presented by Michael Grillot, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, October 6 at 6 p.m.
  • Preventing Hand & Wrist Injuries during the Winter Season.
    • Presented by Michael Potter, MD, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, November 3 at 6 p.m.
  • Foot Pain 101.
    • Presented by Noel Armstrong, DPM, orthopedic surgeon at ValleyOrtho.
    • Wednesday, December 1 at 6 p.m.

For more information about the upcoming webinars, visit: www.vvh.org/vvu/.

About Valley View
Valley View is an independent, nonprofit health system based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. A thriving regional medical center, Valley View is situated on a 21-acre medical campus offering 78 beds, including an additional 400,000 square feet of advanced hospital and medical offices. Its integrated network of physician practices, specialty centers and hospital provide multi-disciplinary care across the health spectrum. Valley View is designated as a Planetree-affiliated facility, representing the highest level of achievement in person-centered care. Valley View has been recognized for performance excellence from Healthgrades, J.D. Power & Associates, Truven Health “Top 100 Hospitals,” Survey Vitals and Consumer Reports. It is located at 1906 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. For more information, visit vvh.org or call 970.945.6535.

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