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Backus to host discussion on muscle pain

August 12, 2013

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Understanding PMR” (polymyalgia rheumatica) on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.  The talk will be presented by Sandeep Varma, MD, Medical Director of the Backus Arthritis Center.

To register for this free community event, call (860) 425-8710.

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulders, neck, upper arms and hips.