Seminar about knee injuries
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The staff at Robinwood Orthopaedic Specialty Center is hosting a free educational seminar that will discuss why knee injuries are more prevalent among female athletes and what to expect following an ACL tear. The seminar is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Martinsburg High School Auditorium, off King Queen St., Martinsburg. Sports Fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Warner and physical therapist Eric Sampsell will lead the discussion.
For more information on the presenters or the topic, go to www.robinwoodortho.com.
Tobacco cessation classes
Tobacco Free for Life classes will be offered at the following times and locations in June.
11 a.m to noon Mondays and Thursdays, June 3 through 13, or Aug. 5 to 15, at Washington County Health Department, 1302 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Instructor is Paula Ernst.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays June 3 through 13, or Aug. 5 to 15, at Western Maryland Hospital Center, third floor conference room, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Instructor is Paula Ernst.
For more information or to register, call 240-313-3360.
Youth skill demonstrations
Junior Hubs Free Youth Combine will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 17, at North Hagerstown High School’s Callas Stadium, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagers-town.
Test your skills in the 40-yard dash, long jump, agility and strength.
There is no charge to participate in the combine.
Also this is our final registration for Junior Hubs youth football and cheerleading.
For more information, call Ron Thomas at 240-217-1597 or email@example.com.
Chronic disease self-management program
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A new program called Help Yourself Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for those dealing with chronic disease is beginning in the Eastern Panhandle.
Help Yourself is a six-session health-education program to help individuals coping with one or more chronic diseases to take day-to-day responsibility for their care and to increase the skills necessary to manage their disease and work effectively with their health care professional.
In addition, participants will learn problem-solving and decision-making skills which enable them to confront the every-changing challenges of living with a chronic illness.