Healthy Spine Seminars

2017 FREE Spine Seminar Series

The specialists at The Spine Institute designed a series of free seminars to educate you how to relieve back or neck pain while you’re at home. Using right motions, proper lifting techniques, healthy exercises and understanding back basics could provide you with a happy and healthier lifestyle. By using the techniques from these seminars, you may improve your symptoms and alleviate pain, even if surgery is an option.

January 11, 2017

Mysteries of Lower Back Pain

OADC Kingston Office
Presenter: John Mazzei, MS, FNP-C
Description: This class is designed to educate
the community on how to manage, alleviate
and live healthily with lower back pain.

February 23, 2017

Therapeutic Yoga

OADC Kingston Office
Presenter: Anna Chetnik, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT
Description: Yoga can provide pain relief, ease
sore joints and help increase strength and range
of motion.

March 13, 2017

Neck Basics

OADC Poughkeepsie Office
Presenter: Dr. Renaldo, Orthopedic Surgeon
Description: Neck pain can be caused by a number of factors,
including muscle strain, ligament sprains, arthritis or a "pinched" nerve.
This topic discusses the causes, evaluation and available
treatments for the most common types of neck pain.

April 19, 2017

Back to Basics

OADC East Fishkill Office
Presenter: Laurie Barnum, MPT, OCS
Description: The purpose of this class is to educate and instruct the
community on proper lifting, bending, twisting and sitting techniques
for spine health.

May 22, 2017

Spine Surgery - What to expect

OADC Rhinebeck Office
Presenter: Dr. Perkins, Orthopedic Surgeon
Description: Are you preparing for spine surgery? This class is designed
to educate the spine patient on what to expect from the pre-operative
appointment to the post-operative appointment.

June 21, 2017

How’s My Posture?

OADC Poughkeepsie Office
Presenter: Dean Havner, PT
Description: Good posture is important because it helps your body function
at its best. It promotes movement, efficiency, endurance and contributes to
an overall feeling of well-being.

Registration Information

Registration is required for each seminar. To register for a seminar, please call: 845-454-0120 ext. 1266


Neck and back pain can be unbearable. The Spine Institute is dedicated to helping you learn more about common neck and back conditions.


The Spine Institute offers a full spectrum of non-surgical and surgical treatment.

Commonly Asked Questions

Many patients have questions about their neck and back problems. The Spine Team gathered commonly asked questions and answered them for you.

Spine Seminar

This unique seminar is designed to help patients learn the diagnosis and treatment of all neck and spine conditions and treatments we offer from pain management, physical therapy to surgery.

The Spine Team

OADC is fortunate to have five of the finest spine specialists right here. Our Spine Team is highly trained in the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for the treatment of spine disorders.