Arthritis Foundation celebrates 3 champions in 2013 Charleston Arthritis Walk

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013

On Saturday, May 4 Arthritis Foundation will hold the 2013 Charleston Arthritis Walk, presented by Trident Pain Center, which is a nationwide signature event that raises funds and awareness to fight arthritis. This year, Arthritis Foundation will honor Medical University of South Carolina Pediatric Rheumatologist Natasha Ruth, MD, as the medical honoree, Melissa Whaley as the oediatric honoree and in memory of Linda Klomparens, who will be celebrated as an honoree. The Arthritis Walk celebrates National Arthritis Month in more than 300 communities nationwide to fund arthritis research, health education and government advocacy initiatives.

This event, presented by Trident Pain Center, will be held at James Island County Park. For more information on the 2013 Charleston Arthritis Walk log onto http://caw.arthritis.org or contact Joyce Gilles at 843-686-7399 or jgilles@arthritis.org.

Arthritis can be a crippling and life changing disease that can strike at any age. The prevalence of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms is surging and affecting approximately 50 million Americans.

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