“The Chicago Back School” public lecture series on Spine Care by Dr. Kenneth Weber
02/23/2010

Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center located in Andersonville, Chicago presents Dr. Kenneth Weber to present “The Chicago Back School” three part lecture series designed to explain spine care with emphasis on prevention.

Online PR News – 23-February-2010 – – Chicago, IL – February 23, 2010 - Back pain and neck pain are very detrimental to the productivity of modern society. The resultant economic burden of back pain has been estimated to cost 83 million lost work days and $12 billion annually (from Druss BG, Marcus SC, Olfson M, Pincus HA. The most expensive medical conditions in America. Health Aff 2002;21:105-11.). Many individuals experience the unwelcomed suffering attributed to back pain, and spinal pain is commonly seen by the practitioners at Ravenswood Chiropractic and Wellness Center. To explain spine care in the 21st Century with emphasis on prevention, Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center is holding a three part lecture series presented by Dr. Kenneth Weber, a Chiropractic Physician.

Here are the details about each session:

Part 1:
Date: Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM

Duration: An hour & a half

Topic: During this session, Dr. Weber will combine fundamentals of spinal anatomy and biomechanics to teach strategies to limit stress on your spine and achieve maximum spinal strength. The session will end with an interactive workshop reviewing proper posture, correct lifting techniques, and beginner spine stabilization exercises.

Part 2:
Date: Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM

Duration: An hour & a half

Topic: During this session, Dr. Kenneth Weber will explain the diagnostic approach physicians use for spinal pain syndromes and provide an overview of multidisciplinary treatment strategies currently available for the treatment of back pain. By understanding the basics of the spine, you can apply self-management techniques with good success and make sound decisions on your back care treatment strategy. The session will end with an interactive workshop reviewing concepts from the previous session and then instruction on intermediate spine stabilization exercises

Part 3:
Date: Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM

Duration: An hour & a half

Topic: During this session, Dr. Weber will focus entirely on prevention of spinal pain syndromes by living a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Weber will explain how an anti-inflammatory diet, stress management, and physical activity can help promote spinal health and prevent back pain. The session will end with an interactive workshop reviewing concepts from the previous sessions and then instruction on advanced spine stabilization exercises.

The public is invited to attend this event. Space is limited and attendees must R.S.V.P. by calling (773) 878-7330 or by registering below. This event is free. Ravenswood Chiropractic and Wellness Center is located at 5215 N. Ravenswood, Suite 105, Chicago, IL 60640. For more information please contact Stacy Greco at (773) 878-7330.