Doctor addresses non-pharmacological pain management at free library talk |

Doctor addresses non-pharmacological pain management at free library talk

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free health perspectives talk focusing on “Alternative Approaches for Managing Pain” with Dr. Barbara Novotny at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in Library Hall.

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What: Alternative Approaches for Managing Pain
When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29
Where: Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library

Novotny will share non-pharmacological approaches for pain treatment, including acupuncture, massage, cranial sacral work, physical therapy and rolfing, and she will be joined by a range of experts in these fields for her presentation and community question and answer session.

Novotny is a board-certified family physician at Steamboat Springs Family Medicine. She earned her degree from Penn State College of Medicine and spent the first seven years of her career practicing full-scope rural family medicine in Alaska and on the Zuni Indian Reservation in New Mexico. She has worked in Steamboat for the past three years, where she enjoys taking care of patients of all ages and background. She has trained in and practices medical acupuncture, and has an interest as both a practitioner and a patient in alternative approaches to health.

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