Health Event for Doctors, Trainers With Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation at Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine July 29
In an effort to spread awareness on sudden cardiac arrest and promote the health and safety of student-athletes, Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is hosting a training program for its doctors and athletic trainers on July 29 at their office in Ridgecrest Medical Park at 2831 New Hartford Road. Partnering with the nonprofit The Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation, the practice will host the Take 10 program on cardiac health as well as general athletic training to prepare for the preseason. Patients and caregivers in need of sports medicine or injury care are encouraged to call 270-926-4100 to be seen by a specialty-trained doctor at Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Visit www.matthewmanginejrfoundation.org to learn more about The Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation.
The Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation strives to raise awareness about cardiac episodes by educating parents, coaches and athletes on the importance of properly executing emergency action plans. The Take 10 program is part of their effort to protect the lives and health of student-athletes. In addition to the Take 10 cardiac health program, the event will include the following sessions:
- Spine boarding and emergency action plan review.
- Heat illness review.
- Wound care and splinting.
- Concussions with advanced protocols.
- Roundtable discussion with tips and tricks.
“As sports medicine doctors and members of our community, we are dedicated to the health and safety of our student-athletes,” said Dr. Bryce Meredith, fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine doctor at Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. “We are proud to partner with The Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation as part of that dedication, and we are glad to bring awareness to the very important issue of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes and to help share knowledge about prevention.”
To learn more or to schedule an appointment with the experts at Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, call 270-926-4100. Visit www.matthewmanginejrfoundation.org to learn more about supporting the efforts of The Matthew Mangine Jr. Foundation.