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THE WEIRS TIMES & THE COCHECO TIMES, Thursday, April 26, 2012 To Your Health


When Dr. Jeremy Hogan meets patients who have been suffering from hip pain, they usually leave with renewed hope, thanks to Dr. Hogan’s success rate with a new procedure in hip replacement — the direct anterior approach.


LACONIA, NH – Join LRGHealthcare for their free Athletic Performance Series designed to assist the coach, athlete, or recreational athlete in developing sports-specific skills to improve overall fitness. Individuals are welcome to attend one or all of the programs.


As one of only a few surgeons in New Hampshire performing hip replacements using this advanced, mini- mally invasive technique, the Lakes and Three Rivers regions are fortunate that Dr. Hogan is based at Orthopedic Professional Association (OPA), a department of Lakes Region General Hospital.


“Hip replacement is one of the most effective surgeries in the history of medicine,” says Dr. Hogan. “The direct anterior approach makes it even better. I have seen patients recover faster and with less pain than would be expected with other hip replacement techniques.”


Advancements in the design of surgical instru- ments coupled with the specialized expertise and training of surgeons like Dr. Hogan, have resulted in several advantages over traditional approaches to hip replacement. The new, mini- mally invasive anterior approach is a great option for patients with arthritis, and it requires a much smaller incision then traditional hip replacement. “My patients are able to move sooner without worrying about restrictions,” said Hogan.


The next program in the series is Improving Agility/Speed/ Quickness. It will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hillside Medical Park in Gilford. This introductory lecture will discuss the benefits of speed/agility/ quinces training as well as techniques and drills to help improve your athletic performance.


The May program, Plyometric Training will take place on Thursday, May 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hillside Medical Park in Gilford. This introductory lecture will address the benefits and techniques of plyometric training to help


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Orthopedic Surgeon Offers New Procedure To End Hip Pain The Direct Anterior Approach results in less pain and faster recovery


LRGHealthcare Continues FREE Athletic Performance Series...


improve strength, speed, power, quickness and jumping ability. Plyometric Training is a technique utilizing a quick stretch followed by a quick contraction to increase muscle force.


The June program, Core Strengthening for the Athlete, will take place on Thursday, June 21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hillside Medical Park in Gilford. This introductory lecture will focus on the importance of developing and maintaining a strong and stable core as well as learning about the many strengthening techniques available.


Dr. Jeremy Hogan Please come dressed appropriately and ready to participate!


For more information or to register for any or all of these programs, please call LRGHealthcare Education Services at 527-7120.


Today there are many options


available for those suffering from joint pain, and getting the information


you need should be the first step in your journey


to living pain-free.


Other benefits include less pain and scarring, a lower dislocation risk, and a quicker recovery, returning patients home and to normal activity with fewer limitations. Fellowship trained in adult orthopedic reconstruction and arthritis surgery, Dr. Hogan specializes in treatment of hip and knee arthritis including direct anterior hip replacement, total as well as partial knee replacement, and complex joint revision surgery at OPA, a department of Lakes Region General Hospital, with offices in Gilford, Franklin, and Meredith. Call 603-528-9100 or visit www.opa.com for more information.


Tuesday, May 8, 6-7:30 pm


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CALL 527-7120 TODAY TO SIGN UP Free refreshments will be served. Space is limited.


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