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May is Orthopaedic Month at BestHealth

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Get ready for warmer weather by learning to take care of your muscles, bones and joints at classes focusing on orthopaedics during the month of May at BestHealth® and other locations.

Our screenings, seminars and cooking classes are offered by physicians, physical therapists, dieticians and others from the family medicine, orthopaedics, neurology, and rehabilitation programs at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Topics include hip and knee resurfacing, replacement and preservation, as well as achieving peak performance and fitting in fitness in your busy day. Classes and seminars are held at the BestHealth® community resource center at Hanes Mall, as well as CompRehab Plaza at 131 Miller Street and other locations.

For more information, please to go to www.besthealth.com. Screenings, classes and seminars require registration. Please call 336-716-2255 for information and registration.

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Media Contact: Lisa Long (336) 716-4588, lclong@wfubmc.edu; Bonnie Davis (336) 716-4977, bdavis@wfubmc.edu; or Shannon Koontz (336) 716-2415, shkoontz@wfubmc.edu.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (www.wfubmc.edu) is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest University Physicians, and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine and Piedmont Triad Research Park. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and has been ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report since 1993. Wake Forest Baptist is ranked 32nd in the nation by America’s Top Doctors for the number of its doctors considered best by their peers. The institution ranks in the top third in funding by the National Institutes of Health and fourth in the Southeast in revenues from its licensed intellectual property.

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