Virtua and Flyers team up on sports safety
Virtua sports medicine experts and Philadelphia Flyer Danny Briere will talk about protecting kids from sports injuries during a free seminar from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, September 14.
The panel will discuss concussions and second impact syndrome, repetitive-use injuries to developing bones and joints as well as hydration and supplementation.
The seminar will be held at Eastern High School, Recital Hall, 1401 Laurel Oak Road in Voorhees, NJ.
This program is open to all parents and coaches of student athletes.
Pre-registration is required. Call 1-888-Virtua-3 or register online
. Register by September 10 to be entered to win four Flyers club box tickets.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, four acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers almost 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. It is the official orthopedic provider for the Philadelphia Flyers
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org