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Ski Injury Seminary on January 16 to be held at Library in Armonk
Posted On: Friday, December 28, 2012

Orthopedic surgeons to discuss common injuries & treatments

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Steven Hindman On Wednesday, January 16, at the North Castle Public Library, orthopedic surgeons Dr. Steven Hindman and Dr. Tim Greene, physical therapist Chalon Lefebvre, PT of the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in Greenwich, and ski and snowboard experts from Hickory and Tweed in Armonk will present a free seminar on ski and snowboard injury prevention.

Winter sports lovers of all ages and levels of experience are invited to attend “Ski Conditioning and Injury Prevention” to learn about the causes- and ways to prevent- common skiing injuries. Coffee and registration will start at 6:30 p.m. and the program will begin promptly at 7 p.m.  The seminar will include tips for safe skiing and demonstrations of conditioning and strengthening exercises to prepare your body for skiing and snowboarding. Information on the treatments for injuries such as a ruptured ACL and skier’s thumb will be discussed, including both surgical and non-surgical approaches. Equipment experts from the outdoor ski and cycle shop Hickory and Tweed will talk about the importance of equipment fit and maintenance and will show the latest innovations in skis, boots and snowboards.

The free seminar is open to the public and will take place at the library located at 19 Whippoorwill Road East.  Registration is requested. To register, call 203-869-3131. 

ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education, Inc. is a registered not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization devoted to understanding the causes and optimal treatments of orthopedic injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. The Foundation’s education initiative, strives to reduce the incidence of sports-related injuries in adolescents and adults, by presenting sport-specific injury prevention programs for athletes, coaches and the aging population. The office is located at 6 Greenwich Office Park, 40 Valley Drive, Greenwich, CT. For information about the ONS Foundation, visit www.ons-foundation.org or call (203) 869-3131.

Hickory and Tweed at 410 Main Street in Armonk, NYis the area’s premiere ski and cycle shop serving Westchester and Fairfield counties and the New York City metro area for more than 50 years.

The North Castle Public Library, located at 19 Whippoorwill Road East in Armonk, NY, serves the town of Armonk and surrounding communities. They also have a branch in North White Plains. To reach the library, call (914) 273-3887.