Free Post-Marathon Injury Clinic Offered

ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus Staff Members will Provide Assessments

After finishing a Community First Fox Cities Marathon event, some runners and walkers may have a few aches and pains they want checked out. ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus is offering a free marathon injury assessment clinic from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 24, to all participants in the full marathon, half marathon, relay marathon or 5k.

The free walk-in clinic will be held at Orthopedics Plus, 820 E. Grant St., on the Appleton Medical Center campus.

ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus’ sports medicine team of licensed athletic trainers, physical therapists or sports medicine physicians will assess injuries and provide recommendations to help them recover and return to their regular activities. No appointments are necessary.

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon includes not only the 26.2-mile marathon, but also a half-marathon sponsored by ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus, a relay marathon, a kids’ fun run and a 5-kilometer run/walk. For more information on the races, please visit www.foxcitiesmarathon.org.

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