Injury Prevention for Runners Seminar Today! Friday 5/17/2013 6:00-7:30pm

By Jason Lunden, DPT, SCS
jason@excelptmt.com

Community Education Seminar ~ free and open to the public

 

“Injury Prevention for Runners” Seminar presented by Excel Physical Therapy’s Jason Lunden, DPT, SCS

 
  • Learn how to recognize the Top 5 running injury symptoms including IT Band syndrome and shin splints.
  • Discover how to self-treat a running injury.
  • Learn to perform strengthening and stretching exercises designed to prevent the development of running injuries.
  • Casey Jermyn of Bozeman Running Co. will present on what’s new in footwear & footwear selection.
  • Damian Stoy of Wholistic Running will discuss tips to reduce injuries with proper running techniques.

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Jason Lunden, DPT, SCS specializes in the rehabilitation and prevention of sports-related injuries, with a particular interest in the biomechanics of sporting activities – running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding and overhead athletics. He has published on the topic of shoulder biomechanics and the rehabilitation of knee injuries and has a strong commitment to educating others. Jason serves as a physical therapist for the US Snowboarding and US Freeskiing teams and is a frequent, well-received local and national presenter on the topics of sports rehabilitation and injury prevention. He is a recent recipient of the New Horizon Award from the American Physical Therapy Association.

Jason received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota, where he was the recipient of the Gary L. Soderberg DPT Visionary Award, the Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership, the MN APTA Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award, and the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award. He received a Masters of Arts in Cell and Molecular Biology from St. Cloud State University and Bachelors of Arts from St. Olaf College. Jason also received specialized training through the Minnesota Sports Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Residency, and received his board certification as a Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. He has also served as a faculty member for the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program.

Jason is an avid snowboarder, cyclist, runner, and Nordic skier, and he enjoys spending his time outdoors with his family.

"Matt was exceptionally knowledgeable and gave me personalized treatment. All the staff were organized and genuinely friendly. Thank you Matt and Excel PT for getting me back to running and dancing! :)" -- Bozeman patient.

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