Santa Paula Times

Seminar on April 12 to Cover Pain Management and Fibromyalgia

April 01, 2011
Santa Paula News

Pain management and fibromyalgia – a type of arthritis which includes widespread muscle and joint discomfort – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, April 12.

Dr. Nelly K. Mac, a Ventura anesthesiologist, will lead the seminar that will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Community Memorial Hospital’s eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium.

Dr. Mac will discuss symptoms of fibromyalgia, which can also include fatigue, depression and social isolation, as well as diagnostic and treatment options. They include pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacologic care.

Dr. Mac received her medical degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City, Philippines and is an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital staff.

Admission is free, but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. Call (805) 652-5436, or visit

Community Memorial Hospital is located at 147 N. Brent St. in Ventura.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health. The health system is located in Ventura County, California..