Community education from community providers.

Valley View University (VVU) is dedicated to providing the community with engaging and personalized medical education by our world-class physicians. We know one doctor’s visit is often not enough to get your questions answered, so VVU strives to provide an opportunity for your to learn more in a stress-free environment. Topics include hip and knee pain, men’s health and more, taught by orthopedic surgeons, oncologists and many more.

Treating Joint Pain with Cartilage Preservation and Restoration Procedures
Virtual Session via Zoom
Chris George, MD of ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, June 2 at 6 pm

When cartilage that protects a bone is injured or damaged, it can cause significant pain and stiffness. Cartilage restoration and preservation procedures may be a good option for those who have cartilage damage but are active and looking to prevent or delay joint replacement. In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. George will discuss several procedures to help preserve or restore cartilage and keep you enjoying your active lifestyle longer.

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Webinar ID: 910 3144 3927

Hand and Wrist Pain 101 – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Michael Potter, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, July 7 at 6 pm

There are many hand and wrist conditions that can make everyday tasks challenging or painful. After all, we use our hands for just about everything we do! In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Hand Surgeon Dr. Potter reviews some of the most common hand and wrist problems, how to avoid them, and what treatment options are available.Button: Register

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Webinar ID: 956 9005 6629

Shoulder Pain 101: What, Why and How to Take Care of it – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Tito Liotta, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, August 4 at 6 pm

Shoulder pain can impact just about every aspect of your life, from work to hobbies, to your activities of daily living, In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Liotta will discuss how to better understand your shoulder pain and options for managing and treating your pain successfully. Button: Register

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Webinar ID: 924 8387 1557

Options for Hip and Knee Injections – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Chad Mahan, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, September 1 at 6 pm

From stem cell to PRP and everything in between, there are lots of options for injections to help your joint pain. In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mahan will discuss the use, efficacy, side effects, and limits of injection options for your joints, including steroids, PRP, stem cell, and hyaluronic acid injections.

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Webinar ID: 927 9349 9796

Thumb Pain 101 – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Michael Grillot, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, October 6 at 6 pm

Thumb pain is hard to ignore! Tasks as simple as opening a jar, pulling up socks, and turning the key in the car ignition can be a continual reminder of a painful thumb. In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Hand Surgeon Dr. Grillot will discuss the common causes of thumb pain and the treatment options available to get you back to a pain-free thumb.

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Webinar ID: 958 1010 9889

Preventing Hand & Wrist Injuries during the Winter Season – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Michael Potter, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, November 3 at 6 pm

With the return of snow and ice come the slips and falls that put us at risk for wrist and hand fractures. In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Orthopedic Hand Surgeon Dr. Potter will review common hand and wrist injuries and give tips to prevent them so you can continue to enjoy all the winter activities you love.

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Webinar ID: 995 0011 2443

Foot Pain 101 – Virtual Zoom Session
Presented by Noel Armstrong, DPM
Orthopedic Surgeon at ValleyOrtho
Wednesday, December 1 at 6 pm

From a little foot fatigue after a long day at work, to more serious problems that shouldn’t be ignored, most people experience foot pain at some point. In this 20 minute discussion, followed by open Q&A, Podiatrist Dr. Armstrong will discuss underlying structural breakdown that can lead to common foot ailments.

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Webinar ID: 955 3537 9534