February 26, 2007
MAURY REGIONAL HOSTS FREE SEMINAR ON THE PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF BASEBALL & SOFTBALL INJURIES
COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Six physicians on the medical staff at Maury Regional Hospital will be conducting a free seminar on the prevention and treatment of baseball and softball injuries on Tuesday, March 6. The program, hosted by Maury Regional Hospital, will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Conference Room.
With ball season right around the corner, this seminar is designed to assist coaches and parents of young baseball and softball players in knowing how to prevent and care for possible sports-related injuries. This two-hour program will provide information on:
- Prevention of common baseball and softball injuries
- How to recognize and care for injuries when they do occur
- Shoulder and elbow problems in young throwers
- How to care for injuries of the eyes, teeth, mouth and nose
- Stretching and strengthening for throwing athletes
- Heat illness and lightning considerations
Participants will hear from board-certified physicians specializing in otolaryngology (ears, nose, throat), orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, and dentistry. Physicians conducting the seminar are Shaun C. Corbin, M.D., Randall L. Davidson, Jr., M.D., Timothy E. Gordon, M.D., James, L. Hutton, III, D.D.S., Scott W. McCall, M.D., and Jonathan R. Pettit, M.D.