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Wednesday, July 22 2015

Free Sports Medicine Clinic at BFMC

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Baystate Rehabilitation Care at BFMC will sponsor the 13th annual Coaches’ Education Clinic, "Above the Waist", on Thursday, July 30th, from 5PM to 9PM, in the hospital's main conference rooms.  During this free sports medicine clinic, experts will discuss topics that pertain specifically to keeping young athletes safe and healthy.

Participating in the program are four sports medicine and orthopedic experts; Darius Greenbacher, MD, FACEP;  James Montgomery Bullock, MD; Jacob Quinney, PT, DPT; and Maxim Borishkevich, PT, DPT.

Dr. Greenbacher, Baystate Sports & Exercise Medicine Medical Director, will present "Keeping Your Shoulder Strong", in which he'll discuss various preventative strategies and non-surgical treatments for common shoulder issues in sports.

Dr. Bullock, a Shoulder and Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon for the Baystate Medical Practices Sports Medicine Program, will explain conservative and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries and problems in sports.

Quinney, a physical therapist for the Baystate Rehabilitation Care Sports Medicine Program, will speak on "Nutrition Basics" and how to establish healthy habits for performance in young athletes.

Borishkevich, also a Baystate Rehabilitation Care Sports Medicine Program Physical Therapist, will present "Concussion: Is Your Athlete’s Head in the Game?"  He will lecture on the most recent information around concussion in sports and management.

There is no charge for the 2015 Coaches’ Education Clinic but pre-registration is required before July 27th.  Light refreshments will be included and BFMC is located at 164 High Street in Greenfield.  For more information, or to register, please call Baystate Health Link at 1-800-377-4325.