Sidelined by Neck Pain?

March 5, 2012

Medical Experts to Discuss Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatment Options

Tired of being sidelined from favorite activities by neck pain? Cervical disc disease is not only a pain in the neck, but can also cause pain and numbness in the arm, shoulder and hand.

People can learn about non-surgical and surgical options for treating neck pain at a free presentation, “My Aching Neck:  Do I Need Cervical Disc Surgery?”

Thomas M. Wascher, MD, FACS, and Randall Schultz, MD, physiatrist, both of NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin, S.C., will help show people affected by neck pain how to get back to what they enjoy the most.

The free program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tues., March 27, in the Classroom at NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin, 5320 W. Michaels Dr., Appleton.

To register for this free presentation, people should visit or call ThedaCare On Call at (920) 830-6877 or (800) 236-2236. Each person must register separately.

ThedaCare ( is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare at Work, and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

For more information, media may contact Megan Wilcox, APR (, corporate and public relations specialist for ThedaCare, at (920) 830-5847 or the Theda Clark Medical Center switchboard at (920) 729-3100.