Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center will host a free seminar on chronic pain from 6:30-8 p.m June 11 in the Breckinridge room on the second floor of the Gilcher Building, behind the city parking garage.
Co-sponsored by Medtronic, the seminar will feature local experts who can provide general information on chronic pain and the latest in treatment options.
It is estimated that chronic pain results in about 40 million doctor visits and accounts for an estimated 515 million lost work days each year.
"We are pleased to be hosting this free event. Our effort is to provide information through education for people who are living with chronic pain and may not be receiving relief because of lack of information or common myths about treatment options," said Harry Nickens, spokesman for McDowell Health.