Injury or age got you weak in the knees? - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Injury or age got you weak in the knees?

Dr. Nathan Cohen (Source: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital) Dr. Nathan Cohen (Source: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital)

The following is a news release from Lake Charles Memorial Hospital:

Crackles and pops can be delightful – if they're coming from our breakfast cereal.  Unfortunately for the many people with knee issues such as osteoarthritis or previous injuries, these, as well as nagging aches and pains, can really limit an active lifestyle. 

For more information on new innovations in knee replacement, including TruMatch® surgery, join orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Nathan Cohen for Injury or Age Got You Weak in the Knees?, a free seminar.

Dr. Cohen specializes in joint resurfacing, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery of the knees and hips, and is a founding member of Orthopaedic Specialists at Memorial Hospital. 

Dr. Cohen's initial education was in chemical engineering followed by a Masters in medical engineering from world-renowned Imperial College, University of London, England.  He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario Medical School, and completed his internship at St. Paul's Hospital at the University of British Columbia, followed by his residency at University Hospital and Victoria Hospital at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. 

Injury or Age Got You Weak in the Knees? is a free seminar being held at 12 noon on Friday, March 1, in the Shearman Conference Center at Memorial Hospital on Oak Park Boulevard. Light lunch will be provided, and reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.lcmh.com/seminar or call (337) 494-2936.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Summer weather pattern continues for a few more days, nicer weekend ahead

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Summer weather pattern continues for a few more days, nicer weekend ahead

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:14:06 GMT
    Warm and humid TuesdayWarm and humid Tuesday

    No major changes are expected with the forecast for the next few days.  And that means the heat and humidity will remain in place along with a slight chance of rain.  A cold front will arrive later this week and should bring a slight drop in humidity just in time for the weekend.  Tuesday will be warm and humid with morning lows in the mid 60s north of I-10, low 70s along the I-10 corridor, and mid to upper 70s along the coast.

    More >>

    No major changes are expected with the forecast for the next few days.  And that means the heat and humidity will remain in place along with a slight chance of rain.  A cold front will arrive later this week and should bring a slight drop in humidity just in time for the weekend.  Tuesday will be warm and humid with morning lows in the mid 60s north of I-10, low 70s along the I-10 corridor, and mid to upper 70s along the coast.

    More >>
  • Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:58:05 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>
  • UPDATE: State rests in trial of Stacy Johnson

    UPDATE: State rests in trial of Stacy Johnson

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:28:32 GMT
    Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    The first-degree murder trial of Stacy Tyrone Johnson continued Monday.  KPLC's Theresa Schmidt is in the courtroom right now and is live tweeting more information. The state put three female witnesses on the stand and one of them confirmed that videos of Johnson pointing a gun were from her phone. Johnson was accused of killing 79-year-old Robert Colston Senior in June 2016. Several juvenile girls testified they saw Johnson in the area where Colston crashed his truck on...

    More >>

    The first-degree murder trial of Stacy Tyrone Johnson continued Monday.  KPLC's Theresa Schmidt is in the courtroom right now and is live tweeting more information. The state put three female witnesses on the stand and one of them confirmed that videos of Johnson pointing a gun were from her phone. Johnson was accused of killing 79-year-old Robert Colston Senior in June 2016. Several juvenile girls testified they saw Johnson in the area where Colston crashed his truck on...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly