Pre-Road Race Injury Prevention Clinic, May 9 at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates

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Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates will host a free pre-race running clinic on Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at their Torrington office, located at 245 Alvord Park Road.

Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates

The Most Preferred Orthopedic Practice in Litchfield county.

“Dedicated to keeping our community active and healthy, Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates is proud to be a sponsor of the 42nd Annual Litchfield Hills Road Race,” says Dr. D’Amico.

Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates will host a free pre-race running clinic on Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at their Torrington office, located at 245 Alvord Park Road. The clinic will offer training tips and strategies to prevent common injuries for race participants of the 42nd Annual Litchfield Hills Road Race. Racers can register for this clinic by calling Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates at (860) 482-8539, ext. 216.

Dr. Jennifer D’Amico, podiatrist; Dr. Leigh Brezenoff, orthopedic surgeon; Lee Falk, P.T.A.; and the rehabilitation staff of Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates will speak about running health and injury prevention topics and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served, and manual demonstrations will take place.

Topics discussed at the free pre-race running clinic will include:

  • Identifying injuries in the lower body.
  • Preventing running-related injuries.
  • Cross-training.
  • Proper footwear.
  • Stretching and foam rolling.
  • Exercise instruction.

“Dedicated to keeping our community active and healthy, Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates is proud to be a sponsor of the 42nd Annual Litchfield Hills Road Race,” says Dr. D’Amico. “As part of that dedication, we’re hosting this running clinic to ensure runners’ safety as they head into the race and to give them useful knowledge for optimizing their overall health beyond the event in June.”

To register for this free event, please call (860) 482-8539, ext. 216, to speak with Rehabilitation Director Christina Tufts of Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates.

Founded in 1950, Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates is the most preferred orthopedic practice in Litchfield county, dedicated to providing expert orthopedic care to help area residents grow stronger. With locations in Torrington and Bristol, the specialty-trained doctors at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates offer expert orthopedic care for injuries and conditions affecting the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine and wrist. The doctors of Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates also offer experienced care in joint replacement, neurosurgery, orthopedic trauma/fractures, pediatric orthopedics, podiatry and sports medicine. To learn more about the practice and its doctors, please visit http://www.LHOA.com.

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