On 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 of common skiing injuries and how best to avoid them. 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. Local 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. Please call 203-869-3131 to register. All programs are FREE, however registration is requested. For further details or to register, go to www.ons-foundation.org.