Understanding Spinal Stenosis
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is hosting a free virtual community lecture titled Understanding Spinal Stenosis on Tuesday, September 15, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., presented by orthopedic spine surgeon Peter Dirksmeier, MD, of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
Spinal stenosis is a degenerative condition of the spine that can cause painful or uncomfortable symptoms like neck or back pain, balance issues, numbness or tingling in hands, legs, or feet, and more. Dr. Dirksmeier and spine specialized physical therapist, Lilly Pillsbury, DPT, OMT, of Wentworth-Douglass Rehabilitation Services, will discuss surgical and non-surgical treatments, including specialized physical therapy, interventional pain procedures
and minimally invasive surgery.
Register for this free event at wdhospital.org/events. To learn more about the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Spine Center, call (603) 740-2526.
About Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (wdhospital.org) is a not-for-profit charitable health care organization located in Dover, New Hampshire with a 110-year history of compassionate care and innovation. Serving the Seacoast communities since 1906, it is a family of 3,000 employees including 500+ registered nurses and a medical staff of over 480 physicians and advanced practitioners dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of residents and visitors to the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was awarded Magnet® designation in 2016, joined the Massachusetts General Hospital family in 2017 and includes a 178-bed hospital, several urgent care and walk-in facilities, multiple testing centers, Wentworth Health Partners (primary and specialty provider practices), The Works Family Health and Fitness Center and the Wentworth-Douglass Foundation.