Offered by MedWest-Harris Rehabilitation Services
MedWest-Harris Rehabilitation Services is offering a free running seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, at MedWest Rehabilitation Services on the MedWest-Harris campus in Sylva with expert orthopedic physical therapist and competitive runner Todd Watson, DPT.
Watson is a professor of physical therapy at Western Carolina University and a two-time Boston Marathon finisher. In the May 22 seminar, he will help attendees learn more about the Chi Running technique, barefoot running, what physical therapy can do for runners and how to improve or begin a running program. Both the Chi Running method and barefoot running concept are designed to reduce wear and tear on joints, minimize impact and maximize the efficiency of running for improved health and fitness.
The seminar will cover optimal running technique and Chi Running, a demonstration and discussion. Attendees may also sign up for free individual injury screens to identify existing or potential problem areas and treatment options.
Both beginning and experienced runners can benefit from this seminar. Attendance is limited and is available on a firstcome first serve basis. Call (828) 586-7235 to reserve a spot.