Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jun 11, 2013
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Affairs for Meridian Health  
(732) 751-3451

Get Your Joints in Motion with Meridian Health’s Orthopedic Program


Neptune, NJ - Meridian Health is encouraging you and your community to “Get Your Joints in Motion” by hosting free educational events throughout the month of June to promote the importance of bone and joint health.

Living with pain can rob you of moments like playing with your grandchildren, going for a morning jog, or sightseeing for a day.

At these free Meridian Health events, physicians will be discussing joint replacement as an option for getting rid of the pain and getting back to an active lifestyle.

Tuesday, June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel, Stephen Kayiaros, M.D., will provide a presentation on understanding your options in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery of total joint replacement. The dinner event will include an interactive demonstration of stretching and strengthening exercises, as well as tips on how to improve your golf swing from a local golf professional.  

Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Reception Center at St. Clement, 172 Freneau Ave. in Matawan, guests are invited to a dinner buffet that will include an evening of jazz and swing music and dance instruction from local studio experts. Michael Cunningham, M.D., will provide an informational session on total joint replacement.

Monday, June 24 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rechnitz Conference and Educational Center at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Anthony Costa, M.D., will discuss total joint replacement and treatment options over a continental breakfast. There will also be an interactive demonstration on stretching and strengthening from fitness experts.  

Also on Monday, June 24, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Ocean Acres Country Club in Manahawkin, Jason Wong, D.O., will discuss total joint replacement during a fun-filled morning that will include a continental breakfast and an interactive demonstration on stretching and strengthening exercises from fitness experts. An Ocean Acres golf professional will be on hand to share tips on improving your golf swing.

Thursday, June 27, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood, enjoy a continental breakfast while listening to an informative presentation by Nader Hebela, M.D., and Joel Fechisin, M.D., on total joint replacement, which include information on diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery options. Attendees will also learn tips on improving their golf swing from an Eagle Ridge golf professional and stretching and strengthening exercises from the organizations fitness experts.