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BFMC Rehabilitation Department offers annual coaches’ education clinic

July 14, 2015

Baystate Rehabilitation Care at Baystate Franklin Medical Center will sponsor the thirteenth annual Coaches’ Education Clinic, Above the Waist, on Thursday, July 30, from 5 - 9 pm, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s main conference rooms, 164 High Street, Greenfield, Mass. During this free sports medicine clinic, experts will discuss topics that pertain specifically to keeping young athletes safe and healthy.

Participating in the program are four sports medicine and orthopedic experts; Darius Greenbacher, MD, FACEP; James Montgomery Bullock, MD; Jacob Quinney, PT, DPT; and Maxim Borishkevich, PT, DPT.

Medical director at Baystate Sports & Exercise Medicine, Dr. Greenbacher will present Keeping Your Shoulder Strong. In his presentation, Dr. Greenbacher will discuss various preventative strategies and non-surgical treatments for common shoulder issues in sports.

Surgical Intervention will be the topic covered by Dr. Bullock. Dr. Bullock is a Shoulder and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon for the Sports Medicine Program at Baystate Medical Practices. He will explain conservative and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries and problems in sports.

Quinney, a physical therapist for the Sports Medicine Program at Baystate Rehabilitation Care, will speak on Nutrition Basics. Quinney will discuss how to establish healthy nutrition habits for performance in young athletes.

Also a physical therapist for the Sports Medicine Program at Baystate Rehabilitation Care, Borishkevich will present Concussion: Is Your Athlete’s Head in the Game? He will lecture on the most recent information around concussion in sports and management.

There is no charge for the 2015 Coaches’ Education Clinic; pre-registration is required before July 27. Light refreshments will be included. For more information or to register, call Baystate Health Link at 1-800-377-4325.