UArizona Arthritis Center Conference on Knee and Hip Pain Treatment Options

What: Solve knee and hip problems
When: Wednesday 9 March, 6 p.m.-7.15 p.m.
Or: Virtual. Sign up at

People Goodman, DOassociate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and orthopedic surgeon at Banner University Medicine – Tucson, will present a free lecture, “Troubleshooting Knee and Hip Problems,” on Wednesday, March 9, at 18 o’clock

The 75-minute talk will be broadcast live and is open to the public, with time for questions and answers from audience members. Dr. Goodman will share the latest developments in the treatment of hip and knee conditions, including:

  • Partial and total knee and hip joint replacement surgery
  • Robot-assisted orthopedic procedures
  • Joint replacement revision surgery
  • Pre- and post-operative approaches to pain management
  • Non-surgical treatments for knee and hip pain

Several conditions can cause joint pain and disability and cause patients to consider surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches. In many cases, joint pain results from arthritis, a fracture, or another condition that damages the cartilage that lines the ends of bones. Pain is the primary symptom of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide.

Knee and hip replacements are the most common replacements, and as the population ages, these procedures are on the increase. A 2019 study published in the journal of rheumatology predicts that the number of total knee replacements in the United States will increase to nearly 3.5 million and total hip replacements will increase to nearly 1.5 million by 2040.

The lecture is part of the free “Living Healthy with Arthritis” lecture series presented by the UArizona Arthritis Center at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson and supported by the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.

Prior registration is required. For more information or to register, please visit the UArizona Arthritis Center website at or email [email protected] .edu.

About Dr. Goodman

Dr. Goodman specializes in hip and knee conditions, including partial and total joint replacements. He joined the UArizona College of Medicine and Banner Health in May 2021.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Arizona, Dr. Goodman received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and was commissioned into the United States Army. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at William Beaumont Army Medical Center/Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas. In his senior year, Dr. Goodman served as chief resident and graduated with honors from residency training in orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Goodman completed his postgraduate training in adult reconstruction and total joint surgery at the Anderson Orthopedic Institute, where he mastered skills in minimally invasive partial and total knee replacements and anterior total joint arthroplasty. muscle-sparing hip. After his fellowship, Dr. Goodman returned to El Paso, where he served as Chief of Adult Reconstruction at William Beaumont Army Medical Center for six years. While in the military, Dr. Goodman deployed to Iraq as an orthopedic surgeon in 2016 and 2019.

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