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Orthopedic Surgeon Contributes Knowledge on Research and Treatment in Weekly Blogs on MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com
Date:12/5/2007

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com) today announced that Dr. Matthew Thompson, a Washington, D.C.-based orthopedic surgeon, is joining the community of MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com, contributing his knowledge of osteoarthritis research and treatment in a weekly blog. The site is dedicated to improving life for those with osteoarthritis and provides users with targeted information and resources for treating and coping with the condition.

Thompson's blogs will focus on research and advancements in the field of osteoarthritis treatment and management, with a specific focus on orthopedic surgery and new alternatives to invasive procedures.

"I'm thrilled to be joining the MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com community," Thompson said. "Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a chronic condition that can severely impair quality of life, so it is vital that people have access to the latest information and research in order to make informed decisions about treatment."

"Matthew's dedication to and expertise in the field of orthopedics and orthopedic surgery is an invaluable asset to the MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com community," said Chris Schroeder, CEO and President of The HealthCentral Network. "Osteoarthritis is a common and progressive condition, and our site strives to be not only a support network but a trusted and relevant information resource."

Thompson is currently completing his orthopedic surgery residency at George Washington University and has been published in the journal Orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania.

About The HealthCentral Network

The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.healthcentral.com) is a new and unique online offering, comprised of over 30 general health and highly specific condition and wellness web properties, each committed to offering a voice in everyday and personal language people can understand and connect with at critical points in their lives. Each site provides timely, interactive, in-depth and trusted medical information (from Harvard Health Publications among others), and connections to leading experts and thousands of people who share their related experiences and inspiration.

The HealthCentral Network recently launched personal health tools including the most comprehensive web solution for caregivers managing their communities of friends and families (http://www.carecentral.com). The company also produces the nationally syndicated television show, "Medical Breakthroughs with Dr. Dean Edell," and has a library of nearly 1,000 short-form, condition-specific videos throughout its network.

The HealthCentral Network was acquired in 2005 by Polaris Ventures, Sequoia Capital, The Carlyle Group and Allen & Company, and has built a management team that combines decades of experience in interactive media and medical, science and news journalism. The company received top recognition from The International Health and Medical Media Awards with a 2006 FREDDIE Award for MyDiabetesCentral.com and the Health Care Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association.


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