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BestHealth® to Hold Program on Sports Injuries and Prevention

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – David Martin, M.D., an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and Mike Tolloti, the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Wake Forest University, will speak at a BestHealth program on Tuesday Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Kernersville YMCA on West Mountain St.

The program, titled “Sports Injuries and Ways to Prevent Them,” will teach participants about prevention and treatment of sports injuries. Brad Fowler, a physical therapist specializing in sports medicine, will also participate in the seminar.

The program, sponsored by BestHealth® and the Kernersville YMCA, is free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling (336) 716-2255 or by visiting the website at www.besthealth.com.

BestHealth, a community resource center and part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is located in Hanes Mall and frequently sponsors programs in the community. For more information about BestHealth, visit the website at www.besthealth.com.

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Media Contacts: Lisa C. Long, lclong@wfubmc.edu, or Karen Richardson, krchrdsn@wfubmc.edu, at 336-716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,187 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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