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WCA PHYSICAL THERAPY PRESENTS PROGRAM ON COPING WITH NECK PAIN

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Photo Caption: George Ciancio, PT, Senior Physical Therapist at WCA Hospital evaluates a patient for neck pain. Ciancio will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, February 24th, discussing symptoms, treatment and management of neck pain, at WCA Hospital Auditorium.

Jamestown, New York (Friday, February 19, 2010)—The WCA Hospital Rehabilitation Team will present, “Helping You Cope With Neck Pain”, on Wednesday, February 24th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The presentation will be held at WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown, and is part of the WCA Rehab Team’s “Here’s To Your Health” educational seminar series for the general public. George Ciancio, PT, Senior Physical Therapist at WCA and a professional on neck back pain, will be the featured speaker.

Light refreshments will be served and there is no fee to attend. Any individual wishing to learn more about the presentation may contact WCA Hospital Physical Therapy Services team at (716) 664-8278.

“It is estimated that eight out of ten people will suffer from neck pain at some point in their lifetime,” said George Ciancio, PT, who has over 20 years of experience treating patients. “Our educational program will help individuals understand body posture and positioning of the neck and include valuable information on the symptoms, treatment and management of neck pain.”

The WCA Physical Therapy program is staffed by experienced licensed physical therapists that specialize in improving function and decreasing pain. Physical Therapy services include: isokinetic strength testing, back school, orthopedic rehabilitation, burn/wound care, fall prevention, rehabilitation for incontinence, prosthetics, vestibular rehabilitation, and specialized exercise/rehabilitation programs.

To schedule outpatient physical or occupational therapy, contact the WCA Physical therapy Department at 664-8278 or Jones Memorial Health Center at 664-8660. Prompt appointments are being scheduled within 48 hours of contacting WCA Hospital. A physician’s order is required. To learn more about WCA PT, OT, or Sports Medicine, visit WCA’s website at wcahospital.org.

 
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