York, ME – Andrew McMahon, DO of Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine will speak to members of the York Senior Center on back pain as part of a Lunch and Learn Program for the Center. He will be joined by Dr. Bryan Hoffman from Saco Bay Physical Therapy for the event, held Tuesday, May 2nd, beginning at 10:30am.
Dr. McMahon will present information on chronic back pain, including common causes, methods to combat pain, and how to prevent it before pain strikes. In his practice, Dr. McMahon stresses the importance of identifying the underlying reason for injury in treatment – a key topic during the Senior Center program.
“By recognizing and correcting deficits in strength, flexibility, and the way we move our bodies, we heal quicker and we protect ourselves from future injuries,” he said. “In my mind, education, motivation and partnership with my patients are the keys to success.”
A Board-Certified physician at Atlantic Orthopaedics, Dr. McMahon specializes in sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound and post-concussion management. He received his BS from the University of New Hampshire and his DO from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is a group of Board-Certified physicians who utilize the latest concepts in orthopaedics and sports medicine, coupled with preventive and surgical techniques. For more information, visit www.atlanticorthopaedics.org, or call the Portsmouth clinic at 603.431.1121.