Blanchard Valley Hospital to Host “Living with Chronic Back Pain” Presentation
Blanchard Valley Hospital (BVH) will host “Living with Chronic Back Pain,” part of the “Live and Learn” series, to educate the community about methods of coping with chronic back pain. This event will be held on Tuesday, November 6 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Marathon Auditorium of BVH and led by Becky Alexander, physical therapist from The Julie A. Cole Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine and John Ogden, MD, neurosurgeon from Neurosurgical Associates of Northwest Ohio.
A boxed lunch will be provided and seating is limited. RSVP is required by Tuesday, October 30 and can be made by calling 419.423.5551 or emailing events @bvhealthsystem.org.
Attendees will learn about the options individuals with chronic back pain have to help reduce or eliminate their pain. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.
Becky Alexander earned her physical therapy degree from The University of Toledo Medical College of Ohio (Toledo, OH). She has completed many courses to continue expanding her education such as “Therapeutic Exercises for the Aging Spine and Pelvis” and “Spine Health and Trunk Stability: Influence of the Thorax and Respiration.”
Dr. Ogden completed medical school at The University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tuscon, Arizona. He fulfilled his internship and neurosurgery residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.