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Oh, my Aching Back! Common Problems and Solutions for the Treatment of Back Pain

October 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

As one of the most common adult health complaints, back pain can seem like an inevitable fact of life – but it doesn’t have to be! Whether caused by an athletic injury, or simply bending the wrong way, back pain can be treated. Spine surgeon Dr. Robert Merrill and Physical Therapist Alicia Hirscht of Orthopedic Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) will explain the common conditions of back pain and treatment options to suit your lifestyle.

Robert Merrill, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in all aspects of non-surgical and surgical care of the adult and pediatric spine. Dr. Merrill treats conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine including traumatic spinal injuries, spinal deformity, tumors, infection, and degenerative spine conditions.
Alicia Hirscht began her career at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she practiced with leading physicians and researchers in the field of sports medicine. She has 13 years of experience working with both amateur and professional athletes across the age span. She is the Clinical Manager of the new, state of the art physical therapy center at ONS Stamford.

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Date:
October 10, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://newcanaanlibrary.org/event/oh-my-aching-back-common-problems-and-solutions-treatment-back-pain

Organizer

New Canaan Library and Stamford Hospital
Phone
203-594-5079
Email
eoumano@newcanaanlibrary.org
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Venue

New Canaan Library, Bartlett Auditorium
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone
12035945003
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