Cheshire Medical Center Podiatrist Offers Free Class on Common Foot and Ankle Problems

Cheshire Medical Center Podiatrist Offers Free Class on Common Foot and Ankle Problems
Keene, NH – Cheshire Medical Center, a member of Dartmouth Health, is pleased to offer a health and wellness class focused on foot health on Thursday, March 23, from 5 to 6 pm at 580 Court Street in Auditorium A on the first floor. 
The class, part of the Center for Population Health’s Community Health Education series, is a non-cost community benefit designed to help community members live a healthy, well-balanced life. The series fosters community connection, education, and overall well-being. Registration is required 2 days before the event and can be confirmed on Cheshire’s online Events and Classes page at
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Be Good to Your Feet: Common Foot and Ankle Problems
Thursday, March 23, from 5 to 6 pm
Register for this event at by: March 21 at 9 pm
Join Cheshire Medical Center Podiatrist Serena R. Shomody, DPM, FACFAS, on Thursday, March 23, from 5 to 6 pm as she provides simple tips for foot health. During this presentation, Dr. Shomody will explain everyday foot and ankle problems such as bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, flat foot, and common ankle pain. You will also learn about the cause, symptoms, and treatments for plantar fasciitis, commonly known as heel spurs. 
Presenter: Serena R. Shomody, DPM, FACFAS, is a skilled reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon and serves as chair of Cheshire’s Podiatry department.
For more information about Cheshire’s Community Health Education classes, visit 

About Cheshire Medical Center: Cheshire Medical Center (Cheshire) is a Dartmouth Health member providing the communities in the Greater Monadnock Region a continuum of care spanning primary care and specialty medicine, to surgical services and acute inpatient care. For more than 130 years, Cheshire has been a key contributor to the health and vitality of the Monadnock Region. As a not-for-profit community medical center, Cheshire is deeply committed to delivering excellent care in a safe and welcoming environment. Cheshire is dedicated to being a great neighbor and serves as an integral community resource. Cheshire is the area's largest healthcare provider and leading employer. Along with the services delivered on their Keene campus and satellite locations, the Medical Center partners with local organizations to provide vital services and programs throughout the region. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit
About Dartmouth Health: Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire’s only academic health system and the state’s largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and is recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes the state’s only children’s hospital and multiple locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT; and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory and specialty  services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.