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'My Aching Back'-Talk Will Highlight New Alternatives, Surgical Options



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‘My Aching Back’—

Talk Will Highlight New Alternatives, Surgical Options

BRIDGEPORT — St Vincent’s Medical Center is sponsoring a free talk open to the general public titled “My Aching Back: New Alternatives and Surgical Options” to begin its 2010 Spring Listen & Learn Lecture Series.

The talk will take place Tuesday, April 6, from 6 to 7 pm, in the Hawley Conference Center at St Vincent’s Medical Center.

Featured speaker Gerard Girasole, MD, will discuss common back aches and pains, how to keep your back in shape for spring cleaning and exercise and the latest in treatments and surgical options.

Dr Girasole specializes in orthopedic surgery and spine surgery. He is board certified as an orthopedic surgeon.

He is very active in the Academic Society for the Spine and teaches yearly at several accredited spinal courses. Dr Girasole is a member of the Spine Universe Editorial where he shares articles and study information on current surgical procedure’s as well as advances in minimally invasive spinal surgery.

A question and answer session will follow the presentation, and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to register for this lecture, call St Vincent’s toll-free Care Line at 877-255-SVHS (7847).

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