Saint Barnabas to present Hip and Knee Pain seminar at library

UNION — The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will present a free Joint Replacement Seminar on Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Ave., Union.

The discussion will include the myriad of treatment options available to address hip and knee pain up to and including joint replacement therapy. Primary candidates for surgery are individuals with chronic joint pain whose daily activities are limited or eliminated due to pain.

This free program, open to the public, will include a presentation by Michael H. Rieber, MD, a recognized expert from The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Rieber will discuss complex reconstructive hip and knee surgery, including the anterior approach for hip replacement.

The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for both total hip and knee replacement, demonstrating its commitment to the highest level of patient care. The Institute’s ultimate goal is to get patients back to their old selves faster and with less pain than ever before.

This program is free and registration is requested as seating is limited. To register, call 888-724-7123 or visit