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Do you ever feel hip or knee pain? If so, join Cottage Health at our free joint pain seminar. Dr. Christopher Birch, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Cottage Center for Orthopedics, will be on hand to answer your questions.

Learn how to keep your joints healthy. Get informed on everything from pain relief to hip or knee joint replacement from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 400 W. Pueblo St.

Participants will learn:

» Criteria physicians use to help determine if surgery is the right choice

» Different surgical techniques available for joint replacement surgery

» Pros and cons of robotic surgery

» Joint preservation techniques and much more

Click here to register.