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Ask the Orthopedist: Fred Newton, MD, Answers Questions on Radiofrequency Ablation for Lower Back Pain and Vertebral Augmentation for Compression Frac

Piedmont Orthopedics surgeon Fred Newton, MD, is featured in the Ask the Orthopedist column in the December 2014 issue of Guilford Woman magazine.

Dr. Newton explains how radiofrequency ablation can relieve pain resulting from an arthritic facet joint and discusses vertebral augmentation as a treatment option for compression fractures in the spine.

Read the column here or pick up a copy of the magazine at numerous locations around Guilford County, including Harris Teeter stores.

Do you have a question related to Dr. Newton's column? Or a general orthopedic question you would like to have answered? Send an e-mail to AskPiedmont-Ortho@sosbonedocs.com.

If you would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Newton, you may contact Piedmont Orthopedics at (336) 275-0927 or via the Web at www.piedmontorthopedics.com.