Preventing sports injuries focus of free program

St. Anthony’s Medical Center will present a free program, “Get on the Ball,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 2.

This free program will offer prevention and treatment approaches for sports-related injuries, according to a news release.

Vici Ruthenburg, a physical therapist, will discuss strategies and demonstrate exercises to prevent injuries.

Dr. Robert Sigmund, an orthopedic surgeon, board-certified in sports medicine, will address treatment options, should you experience a sports-related injury.

The program will be in the Great Room of the Hyland Education & Training Center, 10020 Kennerly Road.

Class size is limited and advance registration is required. The first 20 people to register will receive a free pedometer.

For more information or to register, call (314) ANTHONY (268-4669) or (800) 554-9550.

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