Arthritis seminar to be held at civic complex

Published 5:11 pm Friday, October 5, 2018

PELHAM – Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center is hosting a free arthritis joint pain seminar on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Pelham Civic Complex.


During the seminar, Dr. Jeffrey C. Davis will educate attendees about arthritis, what makes it worse and therapy and surgical options available to patients. A complimentary dinner will be served.

The event is open to the general public, but those 55 years and older who are starting to feel aches and pains that may be caused by osteoarthritis may benefit the most from the presentation, said Ron Rickel, spokesman for Andrews Sports Medicine.

Davis will also discuss new technology being used for surgery, the Mako Robotic-arm assisted technology, which is operated by a doctor and improves precision and accuracy during surgery.

Andrews Sports Medicine began using this technology in 2017 and Davis is the only surgeon in Birmingham performing anterior total hip replacement with robotic assistance, Rickel said. The surgeries are performed at St. Vincent’s Birmingham.

Rickel said guests will have an opportunity to see the robotic arm, learn about it and ask questions.

To attend, RSVP by calling 439-9070 or visit