Hendersonville, N.C. – The community is invited to a free event hosted by Park Ridge Health and Southeastern Sports Medicine on Tuesday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m. At “Symposium for the Student Athlete,” orthopedic surgeon Dr. Greg Motley and physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist Dr. Andrew Rudins will present on issues that affect the student athlete, including injuries and concussions. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation, and refreshments will be available. The symposium will take place at The Health Adventure, just off I-26 at Exit 33.
Space is limited for this free event, so pre-registration is required by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).
High school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 30,000 hospitalizations in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In fact, children ages 5 to 14 account for nearly 40 percent of all sports-related injuries treated in hospitals.
About Park Ridge Health:
Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of more than 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including state-of-the-art surgery suites, a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a network of nearly 80 family and specialty physicians, nationally accredited cancer services, a comprehensive wound care and hyperbaric center and full-service orthopedic care. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit http://www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).