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St. John to host NFL physician to discuss cartilage restoration

St. John to host Dr. Deryk Jones, New Orleans Saints team physician in cartilage restoration event


St. John Medical Center will host Dr. Deryk Jones, New Orleans Saints team physician/and orthopedist, for a free public event discussing cartilage restoration on Tuesday, April 20.

Jones, along with Dr. Ronald G. Hood of Tulsa Bone and Joint Associates, will discuss how cartilage restoration can provide a more progressive solution for joint injuries in younger patients. The procedure regenerates and replaces cartilage before more advanced degeneration occurs and may also prevent the onset or progression of arthritis in some cases.

The event will be held Tuesday, April 20 in the St. John Mary K. Chapman Health Plaza Robinson/LaFortune room from 6 - 8 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is required by calling the St. John PulseLine, (918) 744-0123.

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