Local area runners of all ability levels are invited to an upcoming clinic at Emerson Health Center here in Westford.
The Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is offering a Running Injury Assessment Clinic on Saturday, May 9 from 8 – 11 a.m. at their facilities on 113 Littleton Road, near the corner of Littleton and Nixon roads.
During a 30-minute assessment runners will be individually screened for potential injuries by a licensed physical therapist from the Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies. An assessment at the clinic encompasses a strength and flexiblibity screen, foot biomechanics and footwear fit analysis and a running gait analysis on a state-of-the-art treadmill. The cost is $35 for a 30-minute assessment. Some health insurance companies offer a discount to participate.
To schedule an appointment at the Running Injury Assessment Clinic on May 9 and to learn about other upcoming programs for runners including a Running Conditioning Clinic that starts May 19, visit the Emerson Healthy Living Program at www.emersonhealthyliving.org or call 978-287-3777.