Summit Hosts Healthy Running Class

Register to join us in August for a comprehensive running continuing education course covering everything runners need to know about optimizing overall health while remaining injury-free.

Runners are dedicated to their sport, and to optimizing their performance while remaining injury-free. At Summit, we are excited to host Healthy Running, a continuing education course for and about runners, to provide you with the latest information about training, performance, injury prevention, and advances in the treatment of running injuries—presented by experts in the field of running medicine.

On August 1st and 2nd, we invite you to join us for Healthy Running at our Woodlake offices in Woodbury. This inspired running and health education course is ideal for:

  • sports medicine physicians
  • physical therapists
  • athletic trainers
  • physician assistants
  • running coaches
  • runners

Healthy Running educators will include Dr. Ken Mierke, exercise physiologist and author of Triathlete’s Guide to Running, and Kerri Kramer Webb MSPT, DPT, biomechanics analysis specialist and founder of the Fast Track Sports Medicine & Performance Center. The comprehensive program will cover advanced running form, strength training, range of motion, aerobic development, motor skill development, injury assessment and treatment, and running shoe prescription. The evidence-based content will be presented with numerous case scenarios and hands-on analysis to apply concepts learned.

Are you uncertain about the controversies over running form, training methods, nutrition, footwear, drill and warm-up, stretching, and strength training? Healthy Running will tackle these issues, dissecting the research and helping you to clearly understand all sides of these issues. We will deepen your understanding while keeping it all simple so you can apply what you learn to yourself, patients, clients, athletes, customers, and youth.

Credits are available for several categories of attendees:

  • 15 CME (continuing medical education) hours for clinicians,
  • USAT hours for coaches
  • ACE NCSA and NATA (CSCS and CPT) approved credits.
  • Approval is pending for a category 1 MNPTA for physical therapy continuing education units

Register before July 3rd for discounted early bird pricing

We look forward to having you join us for an engaging two days of education geared to helping runners stay injury-free and in peak condition.

Summit Orthopedics supports healthy communities

Community health flourishes when specialized orthopedic care is conveniently available close to home. Summit Orthopedics is proud of our fellowship-trained subspecialty teams offering the full spectrum of orthopedic expertise in bone, tendon, ligament, muscle, and joint conditions—in addition to our wellness, prevention, and rehabilitation services. We have the expertise to proactively improve fitness, evaluate discomfort, and deliver personalized treatment to quickly and safely return you to the lifestyle you love.

Start your journey to a healthier, more active self. Visit our Facebook page to learn about our wellness services and schedule a free wellness consultation online. Find your orthopedic expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNPlymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.

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