Physician presentation on carpal tunnel syndrome set for April 3

Press release

From Park Ridge Health:

About one in 10 adults develops carpal tunnel syndrome at some point in life. Park Ridge Health will present the free event, “Carpal Tunnel: Fact vs. Fiction,” on Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Presenter James Phelps, M.D., M.P.T., board-certified orthopedic surgeon and hand & upper extremity specialist with Southeastern Sports Medicine, will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that affects the hand and wrist, often starts with numbness, and can lead to difficulty performing everyday, fine-motor tasks. A light dinner will be provided for guests at this event. Space is limited, so please RSVP for this event at 855.PRH.LIFE.

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health is a member of Adventist Health System, a family of 45 exceptional, faith-based hospitals across the country that operate independently to deliver care and services that best meet the needs of their communities. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

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