Treating Foot Pain

Added on Aug 04, 2008 | Filed Under: General News

"Hello Health" Community Event at Chad's Bistro in Metairie

NEW ORLEANS - Nearly 75 percent of Americans suffer from debilitating foot pain. Considering the amount of pressure that each stride you take places on the bottom of your feet, it's almost certain that everyone will suffer from some type of foot pain at some time in their life. Whether it's something like athlete's foot or an in-grown toenail, to more complicated problems like a bone spur, bunion, or poor circulation, there are ways to soothe your aching feet.

To address issues in treating foot pain, Ochsner will host a Hello Health community seminar on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at 6:00pm at Chad's Bistro, 3216 W. Esplanade Avenue in Metairie, LA, 70002.  Dr. Rory Panepinto, Podiatrist at Ochsner Medical Center- Kenner will be the guest speaker.  The cost is $15 and dinner is included.  Reservations are required.

To register, call 1-866-OCHSNER (1-866-624-7637) between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Ochsner Health System ( is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education.  The system includes seven hospitals and over 35 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana.  Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and over 300 clinical research trials annually.  Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years.  Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in 2007.  Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.

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