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Wednesday, May 07, 2014 - Martin Health Offers Lectures and Balance Assessments for Fall Prevention Month


The Martin Health and Fitness Centers are holding free fall prevention lectures and balance assessments in May for fall prevention month.

The “Are You Fallproof?” lecture will be led by physical therapists and fitness professionals from Martin Health at the following locations and dates:

Martin Health and Fitness Center at Palm City

Tuesday, May 13, 2:00 – 3 p.m.

Thursday, May 21, 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Martin Health and Fitness Center at Hobe Sound

Wednesday, May 15, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Martin Health and Fitness Center at South Hospital

Wednesday, May 14, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Martin Health and Fitness Center at Jensen Beach

Wednesday, May 14, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.


Free balance assessments will also be held at the four Martin Health and Fitness Centers to evaluate participants’ risk for falling. The assessments will take 10 – 15 minutes. Below is a list of locations and dates.  
 

Martin Health and Fitness Center at Palm City:

Tuesday, May 13, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  and 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Martin Health and Fitness Center at Jensen Beach:

Tuesday, May 13, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 14, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 21, 9 – 11 a.m.

Thursday, May 22, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, May 30, 4 – 5 p.m.


Balance assessments at the Hobe Sound and Hospital South locations must be scheduled. For the Martin Health and Fitness Center at Hobe Sound, call 772.223.5776  ext. 0.  For the Martin Health and Fitness Center at South Hospital, call 772.223.4927 ext. 0.  

For general information about the Martin Health and Fitness Centers, visit martinhealth.org/fitness.


About Martin Health System: Martin Health System is a not-for-profit, community-based health care organization that has served the region for 75 years. It offers a continuum of care including preventive, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, wellness and rehabilitation services. Its approximately 3,700 associates, nearly 400 affiliated physicians and 850 volunteers provide care at 13 different locations serving Martin and St. Lucie counties. To learn more, visit martinhealth.org 

Media Contact: Donna Murphy, Communications Specialist
Phone: 772.223.2835
Email: Donna.Murphy@martinhealth.org

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