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NovaCare Rehabilitation & RockTape to Host Education Seminars For Area Runners


NovaCare and RockTape to be Presenting Sponsors of the Burning River Endurance Run & Relay

Stow, OH: NovaCare Rehabilitation and RockTape are pleased to announce a partnership as presenting co-sponsors of the Burning River Endurance Run & Relay on July 28, 2018. In celebration and preparation of the event, NovaCare and RockTape are hosting educational seminars and an online video series focusing on athletic performance and injury prevention and rehabilitation for race participants and the public.

Hosted by Western Reserve Racing, the Burning River Endurance Run & Relay is a 100- and 50 mile solo run and 100-mile relay held in Northeast Ohio. The race travels through several of the region’s scenic areas, and is a Western States, Midwest Grand Slam of Ultarunning and UTMB® qualifying race.

The educational seminars are open to all endurance athletes and runners leading up to the Burning River event. NovaCare physical therapists, athletic trainers and physical therapy assistants will focus on topics such as soft tissue considerations, improving core strength and control, dry needling and functional movement assessments. NovaCare’s team will also feature RockTape products for performance, pain, flexibility and mobility for both training and competition at the seminars.

The complimentary educational seminars will be held on the following dates at a neighborhood NovaCare Rehabilitation center:

– April 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. – Soft Tissue Considerations for the Endurance Athlete – hosted at 3903 Darrow Road in Stow
– April 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. – Improving Core Strength & Control to Increase Performance and Decrease Inefficiencies – hosted at 23550 Center Ridge Road in Westlake
– May 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. – Benefits of Dry Needling for the Endurance Athlete – hosted at 803 East Washington St., Suite 130, in Medina
– June 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. – Proper Footwear and Injury Prevention for Runners with Chelsea Lynn, P.T., DPT and Dr. Kimberly Kemper, DPM– hosted at 1033 E Turkeyfoot Lake Rd in Akron
– June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. – Movement Assessments for the Endurance Athlete with DorsaVi and Fusionetics– hosted at 731 Beta Drive in Mayfield Village

The online video series will be featured on NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Facebook page. Please “like” our page to see the videos and learn other useful tips and tricks from NovaCare.

“NovaCare Rehabilitation is excited partner with RockTape to support Western Reserve Racing and its community,” said Jeffrey Lambert-Shemo, A.T., director of sports medicine for NovaCare Rehabilitation in Northeast Ohio. “NovaCare continually strives to provide the strongest injury rehabilitation services in Northern Ohio and this opportunity allows us to focus on performance enhancement and injury prevention with the assistance of RockTape and their incredible products
to keep the running community on the trails.”

In conjunction with the educational opportunities, NovaCare Rehabilitation will be running alongside of area athletes as a proud participant of the Burning River event in the 100-mile relay race. NovaCare’s team will be comprised of its team members from centers throughout the community.

NovaCare Rehabilitation offers 32 convenient locations throughout Northeast Ohio. For more information on center locations and available services, please visit NovaCare’s community website.

About NovaCare Rehabilitation
NovaCare Rehabilitation is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Throughout the country, the Select Medical family of brands includes NovaCare Rehabilitation, Select Physical Therapy, Saco Bay Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy Associates, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Champion Sports Medicine, Rehab Associates, NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Emory Rehabilitation Outpatient Center, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, SSM Health Physical Therapy and Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Therapy. Together, these brands comprise a national network of more than 1,600 centers in 37 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of general physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Select Medical empowers its therapists by providing industry-leading continuing education opportunities. Select Medical’s Outpatient Division provides physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serves as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. companies.

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