2014 Running Symposium

presented by Carolinas HealthCare System

Are you a runner? Join an expert panel from Carolinas HealthCare System to learn about the latest advancements and treatments in running.

Symposium Date and Location

When: Sept. 6, 2014
Where: DoubleTree Suites in SouthPark (6300 Morrison Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28211)
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What you’ll learn:

  • What is dry needling and how can it help you?
  • The real difference between minimalist and traditional running shoes.
  • How to make the most of your race prep.
  • How to strength train for injury recovery and improved performance.

Symposium Schedule

Join us from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for registration and a complimentary breakfast. Panel will conclude at 12:15 p.m. following a Q&A session.

Have questions for our experts or want to join the conversation? Use the hashtag #runclt and we'll answer them during the symposium!

Physician Presenters Include:

David Price, MD, Sports Medicine & Injury Care – Team physician for Johnson C. Smith University and the Charlotte Knights. Join Dr. Price and Dr. Rainbow for their discussion about common pitfalls in prepping for a race.

Catherine Rainbow, MD, Sports Medicine & Injury Care – Primary care physician for the Charlotte Hounds and South Mecklenburg High School football team. Join Dr. Rainbow and Dr. Price for their discussion about common pitfalls in prepping for a race.

Robert Jones, MD, Sports Medicine & Injury Care – Director of primary care sports medicine fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center; former team physician for U.S. Water Polo national team and currently head team physician at UNCC. Dr. Jones will discuss how to avoid and treat common running injuries.

Additional Presenters:

David Altieri, PT, OCS, CSCS, Carolinas Rehabilitation – Clinic coordinator at Carolinas Rehabilitation; certified strength and conditioning specialist. David will discuss the advantages and disadvantage of both minimalist and traditional running shoes.

Andrew Ball, PT, PhD, OCS, CMTPT, Carolinas Rehabilitation – Certified in Dry Needling and director of the Carolinas Rehabilitation dry needling program. Join Dr. Ball for his discussion about advancements in treatment options including dry needling and trigger point injections.

Michael Agnone, PT, OCS, ATC, Carolinas Rehabilitation – Center manager for two Carolinas Rehabilitation outpatient clinics; coordinator of physical therapy sport medicine program at Carolinas Rehabilitation. Mike will discuss the benefits of strength training for the purposes of injury recovery and maximizing performance.

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