Learn to manage arthritic knee and hip pain in Bellingham

“Living with Knee and Hip Pain” is the title of a free program in Bellingham on Thursday, Oct. 9.

The educational event is part of World Arthritis Day. Check-in is at 6 p.m. and the hour-long program begins at 6:30 p.m. at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, 2901 Squalicum Parkway in Bellingham.

Participants will learn how to live a healthy life as well as connect with local resources that can help them take control of their arthritis.

Kevin Rupp, a doctor of physical therapy, will talk about treatment options for knee arthritis and hip pain that could prevent surgical intervention.

Registration is appreciated. Do so by going online to bhamworldarthritisday.eventbrite.com, calling 360-746-2664, or emailing lmitchell@arthritis.org.

Hearing assisted devices are available upon request.

Learn more by going to the Arthritis Foundation’s website at arthritis.org.