“Nonsurgical Solutions to Back and Neck Pain”
NEWNAN, Ga. (Oct. 13, 2009) – Back and neck pain affect millions of people every day. Even when the pain is mild it can stop you from enjoying your normal daily life. Piedmont Newnan Hospital invites Newnan and surrounding area residents to a Dessert and Discussion titled “Nonsurgical Solutions to Back and Neck Pain” led by Rod Duralde, M.D., and Daniel Feldman, M.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Newnan Country Club.
The doctors will discuss nonsurgical solutions to common forms of chronic pain, including back and neck pain, sciatica, nerve pain, arthritis and many others. As interventional pain management specialists, the physicians will give important information regarding the utilization of physical therapy and different types of rehabilitation assisting with the relief of pain.
“People suffering from back and neck pain should understand all of the treatment options available before undergoing surgery,” said Dr. Duralde. “Pain can often be relieved through rehabilitation and nonsurgical procedures, vastly improving a patient’s quality of life.”
Dr. Duralde received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis, Tenn. He completed his internship in general surgery at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., and his residency in anesthesiology at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Dr. Duralde is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and the International Spinal Injection Society.
Dr. Feldman received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga. He completed his surgery internship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., and then returned to the Medical College of Georgia to complete his residency in anesthesiology as well as his fellowship in interventional pain. Dr. Feldman is board-certified in anesthesiology. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Medical Association, and the Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists.
Cynthia Finney, director of the Piedmont Newnan Hospital Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Center and Rehabilitation Services, and physical therapist Karen Barber will also be available at the Dessert and Discussion to discuss rehabilitation techniques used to ease pain.
The Dessert and Discussion will be held at the Newnan Country Club, 1356 Hwy 29 N,
Newnan, GA 30263. Registration is required for this free event as seats are limited. To register, please call 678-854-2449. To learn more about Piedmont Newnan Hospital, please visit piedmontnewnan.org.