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Tyrone Hospital invites public to attend informational event

The Keystone Headache and Pain Management Center at Tyrone Hospital invites the public to attend an informational event on chronic pain to be held in the main lobby at Tyrone Hospital on Thursday, June 8 in recognition of National Headache Awareness Week June 4-10.
The Keystone Headache and Pain Management Center provides treatment for those who suffer from various types of chronic pain, including headaches and pain from shingles, injuries from auto accidents, joint pain, work-related pain syndrome, pain of the arm, leg, shoulder, or neck and more.
The purpose of the center is to help chronic pain sufferers by alleviating and managing their pain to help them be as functional as possible given their overall state of health.
Those who attend the special event will be able to meet and talk with the medical professionals at the Keystone Headache and Pain Management Center. In addition, information will be available on how chronic pain is diagnosed, the various treatment options available including invasive as well as non-invasive and non-narcotic treatments, the role of rehabilitation therapy in chronic pain management, and adaptive equipment that can be helpful to chronic pain sufferers in performing activities of daily living.
Event attendees can also take advantage of free postural screenings and chair massages. Organizations that will participate in the event include Tyrone Hospital, ProCare Rehabilitation, Pfizer, RS Medical, Alliance Imaging and Kimberly Clark.
The chronic pain event will be held in the main lobby at Tyrone Hospital on Thursday, June 8 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Informational exhibits, the posture screenings and massages will be offered throughout the event. A ribbon cutting will be held at 5 p.m. in cooperation with the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce with a Business After Hours social reception from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information, contact the marketing office at Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348.