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Columbia Memorial Rehab offers sports enhancement program


Columbia Memorial Rehabilitation Services will offer a new program to enhance athletic performance for individual athletes and teams,

according to Corey Smith ATC, PTA, CSCS,program coordinator.


The program is designed to not only rehabilitate sport specific injuries, but to offer sport performance enhancement for non-injured athletes of all abilities. Services are provided by licensed therapists, a licensed certified athletic trainer, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

The program has four key components:


* A sport-specific injury rehabilitation program that helps
the injured athlete get back into competition faster.


* Athletic performance conditioning program for individuals
and teams who want to increase sport-specific endurance, power,
strength, and agility and develop a competitive advantage, or to
increase personal goals.


* Functional movement screens for individuals and teams. These
screens assess the level of ability of the athletes and develop custom
programs to enhance those abilities.


* The everyday athlete personal training program. Members of
the program will work with certified strength and conditioning
specialists and a certified athletic trainer and is open to all
individuals of the community regardless of ability or fitness level.

The program is located at Columbia Memorial's Rehabilitation
Center at 23 Fish and Game Road in Greenport and is open to anyone who
wants to workout and enhance their performance.

The program's practitioners work under the guidelines of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the National Athletic Training Association. The strength and conditioning specialists are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes to improve athletic performance, according to Smith.


For more information on how your or your team can take part in this
sports enhancement program, call Corey Smith at 518.828.8704.

Caption: Photo of program coordinator Corey Smith