Health & Fitness

Free lecture for seniors on back pain management at Methodist Hospital

Almost everyone will experience an episode of serious back pain at some point in his or her life. Back pain is the second most common reason to visit a doctor and can become very complicated if not dealt with properly.
Understanding how the spine works can help us understand why we have back pain and what can be done to alleviate it. The 50+ Senior Connection program at Methodist Hospital, in conjunction with the Arcadia Community Center, will present a special lecture by a Fellowship-trained spine, back and neck surgeon at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr.
Orthopedic (spine) surgeon Joe Lee, MD, will speak on the causes of back pain, his comprehensive approach to treating patients and new approaches to spine surgery such as minimally invasive techniques.
Seating is limited. Please call 626-574-5130 to reserve a seat.
Coming Next Month: Heart Disease – Types, Risks and After Diagnosis
If you are like most people, you may think heart disease is a problem for other folks. Heart disease is now the number one killer in the United States among both men and women and is also a major cause of disability. There are many forms of heart disease.
Since February is National Heart Month, February’s program on Tuesday, February 26, will address matters of the heart. Cardiovascular disease specialist Victor Gabrielian, MD, will discuss the types of heart disease, ways to reduce your risk of getting heart disease, the latest diagnostic methods available and what can be done if you are diagnosed with heart disease. This will also be at the Arcadia Community Center at 1:30 p.m.
Free lecture for seniors on Back Pain Orthopedic (spine) surgeon Joe Lee, MD 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 22 Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr., Arcadia 626-574-5130 (Seating is limited.)

January 16, 2013

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