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St. Anthony's Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Experts Offer Help for Aching Shoulders, Hip and Knees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 26, 2012) – It’s said, your body is your temple and this holds true for athletes always pushing the body’s limits. With each push, there is more of a chance for injuries and some setbacks. Join St. Anthony’s Hospital sports medicine and orthopedics experts at an upcoming free health seminar as they provide useful information on injury prevention tips for the aging athlete and treatment options for knee, shoulder and hip pain.

The Aging Athlete: Orthopedic Solutions

Join Sanjay Menon, MD, orthopedic surgeon, to learn strategies to help prevent injuries, the latest treatment solutions for hip, knee and other joint pain, and discover medication treatment options. 

Monday, November 12, Noon

St. Anthony’s Hospital, Auditorium

1200 Seventh Ave. N., St. Petersburg

My Aching Knee!

Join Koco Eaton, MD, orthopedic surgeon, and learn more about the best treatment options available that can bring dramatic relief to your knee pain and get you back to your normal routine. A complimentary knee X-ray screening will be offered; due to limited screening availability, appointment is required. A light lunch will be provided.

Monday, November 19, Noon

Free knee screening by appointment only: 11-11:45 a.m. and 1-1:50 p.m.

St. Anthony’s Outpatient Center (Carillon)

Conference Room A & B

900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg

Diagnosing and Treating Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common complaint and treatment doesn’t always result in surgery. Join Douglas Carlan, MD, orthopedic surgeon, to learn about the importance of an accurate diagnosis; the cause of shoulder pain which could include bursitis, rotator cuff tears, acromioclavicular (AC) joint disorders and inflammatory conditions; and the best surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, November 28, Noon

St. Anthony’s Outpatient Center (Carillon)

Conference Room A

900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg

For more information or to register for the health seminars and knee screening, call (727) 953-6993, or visit 

About St. Anthony’s Hospital

St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. St. Anthony’s celebrated its 80th year in 2011, and the hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2012 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center has received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For superior energy efficiency, St. Anthony’s earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR three consecutive times. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at