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When Can We Fix Neck Pain?

Back, Neck & Spine

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Chima Ohaegbulam, MD discusses the clinical syndromes associated with neck pain and some of the possible treatment options at this New England Baptist Hospital Grand Rounds presentation.

Target Audience

This educational program is designed for physicians, fellows, residents, and other health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge base and expertise in the evaluation and treatment of neck pain.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide a general overview of neck and arm pain (incidence, normal anatomy, pathophysiology)
  • Identify clinical syndromes of neck and arm pain
  • Review surgical treatment options (techniques, complications, outcomes)


Nothing to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

New England Baptist Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. New England Baptist Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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Release date: 8/1/2018 – Expires: 8/1/2021


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