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Sports Medicine

Running Analysis

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Video running analysis has been incorporated into Rehabilitation Services patient care since 2016, but it is now being offered to runners as a fee-based service.

The analysis allows therapists to view frame-by-frame shots of running form and identify faulty running mechanics that may contribute to running related pain or injuries.

The benefits of the analysis include:

1. Improved running efficiency and performance,

2. Prevention of running related injuries for new runners or those planning to increase mileage,

3. Assistance for injured runners to transition back into running,

You will receive a phone call from one of our therapists to schedule the appointment and need to complete a running history questionnaire prior to that appointment.

In your first visit, a 1-hour session ($75), We will review the running history questionnaire, discuss the functional strength and flexibility screen, and record the running from a posterior view, side views, and front view.

Follow up visits will consist of 30 minute sessions ($45) which will provide a copy of the running reports with still shots, personalized handouts of recommended exercises, and discuss running modifications. There may also be a brief running instruction on the treadmill if needed.

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Pupil Activity Permit - Coaches Clinic

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The Coaches Clinic is designed for coaches of scholastic youth who need to receive their Pupil Activity Permit to supervise extracurricular activities. Participants will receive a three-year permit. Online registration is required.

Wood County Hospital Sports Medicine has contracts with schools to provide the Pupil Activity Permit Classes free.  Those schools are:

Bowling Green City Schools

Eastwood Local Schools

Elmwood Public Schools

The class will cost $45 for coaches from other schools.

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CPR for Coaches

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This classroom course teaches CPR, AED use, and relief of choking in adults, infants and children. This class is intended for those who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Wood County Hospital is an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center for CPR classes in Wood County. The AHA strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course does not represent income to the Association.

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