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Get warning signs, risk factors for throwing-related elbow injuries and ways to prevent

March 23, 2017
Centegra Health System will offer a free physician lecture about elbow injuries for parents of children who play baseball, softball or another sport that involves repetitive throwing.
Dr. Priyesh Patel, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon on the staff at Centegra Physician Care-McHenry County Orthopedics, will present, “Play Ball! Treatment Options for Little Leaguer’s Elbow,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Centegra Hospital-Huntley Foglia Family Foundation Education Center, 10400 Haligus Road in Huntley, Ill. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347) or visit centegra.org/lectures.
Little League Elbow is used to describe a painful condition caused by overuse of the elbow. It happens to athletes who are still growing and causes inflammation and irritation to the growth plate on the inside of the elbow. During this lecture, Patel will discuss warning signs and risk factors for throwing-related elbow injuries and ways to prevent them, as well as surgical and non-surgical treatment and rehabilitation options.
Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the health care needs of the residents of greater McHenry and northern Kane counties and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in Huntley, McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Physician Care Centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, and Health Bridge Fitness Centers.
As the region’s leading health care provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of more than 4,300 associates, to meet the needs of McHenry, Lake and Kane counties. For more information about Centegra Health System visit centegra.org, search Centegra Health System on Facebook and Twitter or call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347).
Contact:
Michelle Green, Manager Public Relations and Communications
kgippert@centegra.com, 815-788-5865

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