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OMC Rehabilitation hosts Running Clinic December 12

Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Rehabilitation Services’ will hold a running clinic on December 12, at 6 p.m., at the West Plains Civic Center’s Walnut Room.

OMC Physical Therapists, who are long-time runners, will discuss all things running and get runners ready for their next race, just in time for the Heart of the Ozarks Half Marathon and 10K.

Runners of all levels will learn about:

  • Common running injuries and how to avoid them.

  • Dynamic warm-up, foam rolling and core exercises for runners.

  • Novice and intermediate training programs for the half marathon and 10K.

  • Lacing techniques for best shoe fit.

  • Complimentary injury screens.

The Heart of the Ozarks half marathon will be held on February 15, in West Plains to benefit the West Plains Running Club (WPRC). WPRC is a 501(c)(3) foundation whose mission is to encourage and foster the sport of distance running in the youth of West Plains and the surrounding area. One hundred percent of profits go to the foundation. For more information about the Heart of the Ozarks half marathon, please visit www.heartoftheozarkshalfmarathon.com.

Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing nine primary care and 17 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about the event, please contact Drew Clark at 417-257-6735. For more information about OMC, visit www.OzarksMedicalCenter.com.

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