Mercy Offers "Back Pain" Presentation March 23

Mercy Offers “Back Pain” Presentation March 23

Posted on: March 3, 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host a continuing medical education program on Wednesday, March 23 at 6 p.m., entitled, “How to Get Rid of a Pain in the Back: A Clinician’s Guide to Spine Care”. Dinner and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a lecture, panel discussion and Q&A session.

Presenters and panel members will include David Gutlove, M.D., Mercy Pain Management; Adel Zakari, M.D., Mercy Pain Management; Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D., psychologist, Mercy Medical Center and Brian Walker DPT, physical therapist, Mercy Medical Center.

Among all of its educational objectives, this presentation will review the interventional options in the treatment of back pain, discuss various therapy options (physical therapy and occupational therapy) in the treatment of back pain and explain the role that nutrition plays in the treatment of this type of pain. This CME activity is FREE and is open to all interested physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and interested community members, but reservations are requested. Dinner will be served. To register, please call Kathy Ruppert at 330-489-1409 or e-mail Reservations may also be faxed to 330-489-1487.

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Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see



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