Program Addresses Ongoing Back Pain

Medical Expert to Discuss Common Causes of Back Pains & Strains, Treatment Options

People afflicted by recurring back pain can learn about the common causes of back pains and strains and some treatment options at a free educational class offered by ThedaCare, in partnership with NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin. The program, “Break Free From Back Pain,” will be led by orthopedic spine surgeon, David DeWitt, MD. Dr. DeWitt will review remedies for self-relief and discuss when it is time to get serious and seek treatment.

This free community program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 30, at Grand Meridian in Appleton.

To register for this free one-hour presentation, call 855-41-SPINE (77463) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each person must register separately.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of seven hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, ThedaCare Medical Center-New London, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. In addition, Community Health Network (CHN) (which includes Berlin Memorial Hospital) and Wild Rose Memorial Hospital are integrating into ThedaCare. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is one of the largest employers in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees, with the CHN and Wild Rose employees joining ThedaCare in January 2015. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.