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St. Luke’s talks about preventing throwing injuries in young athletes

Published 9:00am Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Parents, grandparents, coaches and youth are invited to attend a free educational program that is designed to protect young athletes.

With the popularity of baseball, softball, football and even volleyball, throwing a ball can cause health problems that can be prevented.

Join St. Luke’s Hospital Physical Therapist Monte Palmer, MSRS, OTR/L, Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 1-3 p.m. to  better understand and prevent throwing injuries and potential long-term problems.

The presentation will be held in the boardroom at St. Luke’s Hospital. Seating is limited and light refreshments will be available.

For more information or a reservation, please call 828-894-2408.

– article submitted by Kathy Woodham

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