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Hip And Knee Replacement: Separating Facts From Fiction

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — “I’m too young to need a knee replacement!”

Well, that’s one myth down. You’re never too young to need a joint replaced.

Dr. Thomas Schmalzried, Director of the Joint Replacement Institute at St. Vincent Medical Center, was an in-studio guest on the KCAL 9 News at Noon Tuesday to separate fact from fiction re knee and hip replacement.

Dr. Schmalzried also discussed an open house at St. Vincent’s.

On October 20th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., the public is invited to visit the Joint Replacement Institute at St. Vincent’s where guests can meet Dr. Tom and the other JRI doctors, ask questions and learn about the latest advancements in joint replacement.

RSVP is essential 866-478-8462.

For more information, click on the following link: http://www.jri-docs.com

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