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CATSKILL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PRESS ROOM


CRMC’S GROVER M. HERMANN HOSPITAL TO CONTINUE COMMUNITY HEALTH LECTURE SERIES - 07/29/2010

Low back pain from a rehabilitation perspective to be discussed on August 17

July 29, 2010 - Harris, N.Y. - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will continue its free monthly community health lecture series on Tuesday, August 17 at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital Cafeteria in Callicoon, N.Y. The series covers common health topics and is scheduled at 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. On August 17, CRMC's Physical Therapy Site Manager at Grover Hermann, Megan Eggleton, PT, DPT, will provide an overview of low back pain from a rehabilitation perspective, and will cover causes of low back pain, treatment, prevention, body mechanics, posture and exercise. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session, and lunch will be served. For more information or to register, please call (845) 887-5530 ext. 2120. CRMC's Outpatient Rehabilitation Services offers a full range of rehabilitation services that facilitate functional independence and improved quality of life. CRMC's patients receive hands-on occupational, physical, and speech therapy performed by experienced, compassionate and professional therapists. CRMC developed the free monthly series at Grover Hermann to increase the community's awareness of chronic diseases and the health care services and support programs that are locally available.