Mercy Offers Program on Fibromyalgia

Mercy Offers Program on Fibromyalgia

Posted on: May 4, 2010

 

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Did you know that Fibromyalgia affects more than 10 million Americans? Although Fibromyalgia is the most common arthritis related illness after osteoarthritis, it is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Presented by Arsal Ahmad, M.D., specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, “Fibromyalgia: What is it?” will be held on Wednesday, May 26th at 6 p.m. Held at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, this FREE educational program will highlight the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options and care for Fibromyalgia. The lecture will be followed by a question and answer session with Dr. Ahmad.
 
This event is free but reservations are requested. Light refreshments will be served. Seats may be reserved by calling the Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.
 
Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is conveniently located at 1031 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, Physical Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostics Services, Laboratory, Radiology and Massage Therapy. For more information about this facility and the services it provides, please call 330-365-5100.
 
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 cantonmercy.org.
 
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