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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.

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