LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — Pain management specialist Dr. Douglas L. Constant and shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. R. Stephen Otte from Coastal Orthopedics, a full-service provider of comprehensive orthopedics, sports medicine, physical therapy and pain management services, are presenting on recent advances in orthopedics and pain management at an Orthopedic Symposium from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7.
Put on by the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, the complimentary community event will be held at the Grand Living at Lakewood Ranch at 7230 University Parkway.
Dr. Constant will discuss interventional pain procedures for treatment of back pain and sciatica, and Dr. Otte will outline common causes of shoulder pain and options for improving comfort and reducing pain.
“We have proudly participated in educational community programs throughout the area since Coastal Orthopedics was founded,” said Paige LeMay, CEO of Coastal Orthopedics. “Our top-rated physicians are devoted to delivering world-class care, and they are passionate about educating the public on a variety of health care matters.”
Following the presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the topics through a question-and-answer period. Booths with information will be set up for Coastal Orthopedics and the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.
Coastal Orthopedics’ highly skilled staff of specialists and surgeons has treated patients in specialty care, including sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management and rehabilitation. The company is home to 19 orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians.
About Coastal Orthopedics
Founded in 1973 and based in Bradenton, Fla., Coastal Orthopedics is home to 19 orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians who maintain hospital affiliations with Blake Medical Center, Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. In addition to three offices and two ambulatory surgery centers each servicing Florida’s West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics’ board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons provide patients with the very latest in pain and orthopedic treatment technology. The company strives to repair and heal injuries relating to the entire musculoskeletal system. For more than 45 years, its highly skilled staff of physicians and surgeons has treated patients in specialty care, including sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management and rehabilitation. Patients can experience restoration of function both surgically and non-surgically through the use of physician-guided strengthening, therapy, medications, injections and stretching. For more information, visit CoastalOrthopedics.com or call 941-792-1404.