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Genesys presents free talk on hip and knee pain

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Orthopedic Services will present a free talk on hip and knee pain, Oct. 29 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Conference and Banquet Center, located on the Genesys Regional Medical Center – Health Park campus. Michael Sorscher, MD, orthopedic surgeon on staff at Genesys, will discuss the causes and symptoms of hip and knee pain; and treatment options including diet, exercise, medications and surgery. Frederick Schreiber, DO, orthopedic surgeon on staff at Genesys, will talk about current trends in hip and knee replacement, and recurring myths. Following the two presentations, Dr. Sorscher and Dr. Schreiber will answer questions.

To reserve a seat for this free talk, call Genesys Orthopedic Services at 888-234-4710.

The Genesys Hip and Knee Replacement program links all aspects of joint replacement surgery into one simple, and easy-to-understand program – from pre-operative exercises to surgery, rehabilitation and post replacement mobility.

Genesys is a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. Genesys also earned Joint Commission certification for its hip fracture repair program. — G.G.

Registration for MCC Winter Term begins Nov. 1

FLINT — Registration for the Winter Term 2105 at Mott Community College (MCC) begins Nov. 1, both online and in person. Online registration begins at midnight. In person registration begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street, Flint. Applicants need to bring photo identification with them to registration.

All Students Services departments on the main campus will be open including: Advising, Counseling, Registration, Admissions, Financial Aid, Cashier and Records. Additionally, the Southern Lakes (Fenton), Lapeer Extension (Lapeer) and Northern Tier (Clio) branch centers will be open for registration. Driving directions to the main campus and branch centers can be found at: mcc_ maps.shtml. Winter Term classes at MCC begin Jan. 10. — G.G.

ABWA to hold Nov. 1 meeting at Sophia’s

GRAND BLANC -— The American Business Women Association (ABWA) Crossroad Connection Chapter invites you to its November meeting, Nov. 1, at Sophia’s Kitchen, 11395 South Saginaw St. From 5:30-6 p.m. there will be networking, from 6-7 p.m. there is a speaker and dinner. The speaker is Pam Nelson, Community Outreach Specialist, Genesee Health Plan. Details: Call 810-603-2073. — G.G.

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