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Thrower’s Clinic for Young Athletes offered at CompRehab

WINSTON-SALEM -- Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is offering a two-hour clinic designed to teach young throwing athletes appropriate strengthening and flexibility exercises to enhance throwing performance while reducing the risks of injury.

Clinics will be held Saturday, January 20 from 9am to 11am and Saturday, January 27 from 9am to 11am. Registration fee is $10 for the first athlete and $7 for each additional sibling or friend. Participants should be between the ages of 9 and 16. Parents are encouraged to attend and participate at no charge.

Call 716-8113 to register or for more information. CompRehab is located at 131 Miller Street.

All instructors are licensed physical therapists in the Sports Physical Therapy Department at Wake Forest Baptist. The program includes hip and core strengthening, shoulder blade stabilization and rotator cuff training.

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Contact: Jonnie Rohrer, jrohrer@wfubmc.edu, 336-716-6972; Shannon Koontz or Karen Richardson, 336-716-4587.

About Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Wake Forest Baptist is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. It is licensed to operate 1,282 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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