Everyone experiences some type of back pain in their lifetime, but does constant back or neck pain prevent you from enjoying your day-to-day life to its fullest? An intricate design made of bones like vertebrae and ribs, disks, muscles, ligaments and nerves, our backs take a lot of daily wear and tear that can result in constant pain or a debilitating condition.
If you’ve tried home remedies and over-the-counter medications that yield only temporary relief, and want to put an end to the pain, then make your way to our
Get BACK To Life free seminar.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
6:30 to 8:00 pm
WakeMed Cary Hospital Conference Center
Sameer Mathur, MD, Cary Orthopaedics – Dr. Mathur is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Mathur will address: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
A New and Innovative Approach to Treating Back ProblemsL
- Learn the common causes for low back pain.
- Hear about first defense treatments such as physical therapy, oral medications and spinal injections.
- Understand the various reasons for surgical intervention and which approach is most appropriate.
- Review the most recent innovative approaches including minimally invasive spine surgery with a focus on the aging population.
Gurvinder S. Deol, MD, Wake Orthopaedics – Dr. Deol is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Deol will address: Cervical Spine Surgery
Recent Advances in the Treatment of Neck Pain
- Understand the anatomy of the neck and common complaints experienced.
- Learn the common causes of neck and arm pain, including degenerative disc disease, cervical disc herniations, radiculopathy, and cervical spinal stenosis.
- Hear about non-operative treatments including medications, Physical Therapy and injections.
- Discuss surgical treatment options including latest advances in technology such as disc replacement surgery.
The program is free; however, advanced registration is appreciated. To register, visit www.wakemed.org and click on Classes and Events or call 919-350-7827.