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October 17, 2018

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“Living with Chronic Back Pain” presentation

Nov. 6 in Live and Learn hospital series

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, Nov. 6 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Marathon Auditorium of BVH and led by Panagiotis Bakos, MD from Blanchard Valley Pain Management and John Ogden, MD, a neurosurgeon from Neurosurgical Associates of Northwest Ohio.

A boxed lunch will be provided and seating is limited. RSVP is required by Tuesday, Oct. 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.

Dr. Bakos completed a fellowship in Pain Management at the New England Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts and is board certified.

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.