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  • Go! STL Marathon April 2017
    SSM Health Physical Therapy's Running Team completes the Go! St. Louis Marathon
    April 9, 2017
    Details:
    Congratulations to the SSM Health Physical Therapy Running Team for completing the Go! St. Louis Marathon today! Two teams raced in the full marathon relay while others individually ran the half marathon. Our team got 2nd in the female corporate relay division out of 14 teams. This was no mean feat!
    2nd Run for the Mission Photo Collage
    The Results Are In! The 2nd Annual Run for the Mission is a Success for All!
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Details:

    Thank you to everyone who came to the 2nd Annual Run for the Mission to benefit DASA in Maryville, IL! We had 100 runners, with 4 being para athletes, and raised over $5,000 for DASA.

    We would like to thank our sponsors, volunteers and runners for making this year a great success!

     

    5K Final Results

     

    10K Final Results

    2nd Run for the Mission Logo
    2nd Annual SSM Physical Therapy Run for the Mission 5K/10K
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Time:
    9:00 am Race Start
    Location:
    Collinsville Maryville Troy YMCA, 1 Towne Center Dr., Maryville, IL 62062
    Details:

    Join us for the 2nd Annual SSM Physical Therapy Run for the Mission 5K/10K. all proceeds benefit DASA, Disabled Athlete Sports Association. For more information, please see the sheet below or call 618-659-9666.


    Click Here for Online Registration

     

     Race information sheet and registration form 

    SSM Health Physical Therapy is Teaming Up with TrueRunner in Brentwood for Family Health & Fitness Day!
    Sept. 24, 2016
    Time:
    9:30 am
    Location:
    TrueRunner Store Brentwood, 1507 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, MO 63144
    Details:
    SSM Health PT will be talking to people about running injuries and prevention, perform good running form sessions for kids and provide information on our clinic services. Stop by and see how we can help you! Sign up here!
    SSM Physical Therapy helps out athletes at the Lake St. Louis Triathlon
    Aug. 20, 2016
    Location:
    Lake St. Louis Community Association
    100 Cognac Ct.
    Lake St. Louis MO 63367
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be present to stretch athletes and assist in minor injuries. We will hand out water bottles and informational handouts. Runner's screens will also be available. Click here for more information!
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    Get Moving With SSM Health Physical Therapy's Couch to 5K Program!
    Aug. 12, 2016
    Time:
    Varies based on location
    Details:
    Do you have a desire to run a 5K but haven’t because you’re not a “runner”? Well, it’s time to get off that couch and GET MOVING!

    SSM Physical Therapy locations will be leading a Couch to 5K program designed to slowly train your body to run a 5K (3.1 miles) over a 9 week program, ending with our group running the Girls on the Run 5K on 11/12/16 or SSM Health Physical Therapy’s own Run for the Mission on 10/22/16.

    Each weekly run is led by a highly trained Physical Therapist. You can get expert advice on everything from stretching to stride!

    The program is $15 and training begins in August! Sign up soon!

    Sign up by calling the SSM Physical Therapy location most convenient for you!

    West County
    Allie Nappe, Kristen Bengard, Michelle Trentman
    Monday 7:00 pm
    314-822-3205

    South County
    Emily Walentynowicz, Kara Mierzejewski, Lauren Fyalka
    Wednesday 6:30 pm
    314-984-9220

    St. Charles County
    Molly Alfermann, Emily Nieters
    Monday 6:30 pm
    636-561-2060

    Illinois – Maryville/Edwardville
    Emily Schirmer, Caitlin Hayes
    Monday 7:00 pm
    618-667-3900
    Back to School
    SSM Physical Therapy & Wentzville School District are getting you ready for back to school!
    Aug. 6, 2016
    Time:
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location:
    Holt High School - 600 Campus Drive, Wentzville, MO
    Details:
    We will be handing out tips on backpack safety and concussion prevention, crayons for the kids and BioFreeze samples for the parents. We also have a “guess how many” game that allows participants to guess the candy in the jar and closest wins a great prize! Stop in and see us!
    SSM Health Physical Therapy & Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce are getting you ready for back to school!
    July 30, 2016
    Time:
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location:
    Morning Star Church - 1600 Feise Rd., Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
    Details:
    We will be handing out tips on backpack safety and concussion prevention, crayons for the kids and BioFreeze samples for the parents. We also have a “guess how many” game that allows participants to guess the candy in the jar and closest wins a great prize!
    2nd Concussion Symposium
    St. Louis Area Concussion Symposium
    May 20, 2016
    Time:
    7:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Location:
    Salus Center, Saint Louis University
    3545 Lafayette Ave.
    St. Louis, MO 63103
    Details:

    SSM Physical Therapy has partnered with St. Louis University and Cardinal Glennon to host the 2nd annual St. Louis Area Concussion Symposium on Friday, May 20, 2016! This educational seminar will discuss current research and recommendations in the management of sports related concussion. We will focus on every clinician’s role in the management of concussions. Improve knowledge, review new screening procedures, and examine the importance for appropriate screening and protocols for individuals with potential concussions.

     

    Target Audience: Athletic Trainers, School Nurses, Primary Care Physicians, Emergency Room  Physicians, Neurologists, Psychologists

     

    For more information or to register, please click here. 

    Join SSM Physical Therapy at the Jim Schoemehl 5K Walk/Run for ALS!
    May 7, 2016
    Time:
    8:00 am
    Location:
    Webster Groves High School
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be there to do post-race stretching and complimentary injury screens. For more information or to register for the run, please visit www.jims5krun.com
    Join SSM Physical Therapy at the YMCA Health Kids Fair!
    April 30, 2016
    Time:
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Location:

    YMCA O'Fallon, MO

    YMCA Carondelet

    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be at the O'Fallon, MO and Carondelet YMCAs with information on keeping kids healthy! Stop by and visit our table for advice, helpful information and giveaways!
    4th Annual Limb Loss Awareness Open House
    April 28, 2016
    Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Location:

    SSM Health  Day Institute Kirkwood

    1001 S. Kirkwood Rd. Ste. 150

    Kirkwood, MO 63122
    Details:

    The open house will celebrate limb loss awareness month and feature resources, education and support opportunities for patients and their families recovering from limb loss. 

    We will have a Special Guest Panel: Mark Latham, Craig Spradling and Marie Green. The panel will share their story & how they provide peer support for other amputees. 
    Reservations are requested by Friday, April 22. For more information or to reserve a space, please contact SSM Health Day Institute at 314-821-7554.

     

    Fat Disorders Research Society (FDRS) Conference 2016 - Living with Lipedema and Dealing with Dercum'
    April 8, 2016
    Location:
    Marriott St. Louis Airport; 10700 Pear Tree Lane, St Louis, MO 63134
    Details:
    SSM Health Physical Therapy will be at the Fat Disorders Research Society Conference April 8 - 10, 2016. Our therapists will be on hand to provide information on treatment options through therapy. For additional information and conference registration please visit: http://fatdisorders.org/society/events/fdrs-conference-2016
    Wine and Wellness
    Join SSM Physical Therapy at Wine and Wellness!
    April 5, 2016
    Time:
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location:

    Big River - University City

    606 North & South Road 

    University City, MO 63130 

    Details:

    Wine & Wellness is a free women's health open house and networking event.

     

    Women will have the opportunity to enjoy wine and snacks, network with other women and visit with partners who are invested in women's health. Enjoy a night out to shop, learn, network and have fun! 

     

    Partners and activities include:

    • Sports bra fittings with Moving Comfort
    • Women’s health specialists from SSM Physical Therapy
    • Wellness experts from Clayton Chiropractic Center
    • Chair massages with ZenJen
    • Yoga masters from Metro Power Yoga

    Details and registration for this free event can be found here:

    http://www.bigriverrunning.com/event/wine-wellness/

     

    We look forward to seeing you on April 5!

    Stay Healthy with SSM Physical Therapy at the Resurrection Run 5K in Kirkwood!
    March 27, 2016
    Time:
    7:00 am
    Location:
    Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 S. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122
    Details:
    We will be at the Easter morning 5K race to provide help with stretching and information to stay well during the race. Stop in and see how we can help you run your best!
    Join SSM Physical Therapy in Troy, IL for the Community Expo!
    March 22, 2016
    Time:
    5:30 pm to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Triad High School, Troy, IL
    Details:
    Join SSM Physical Therapy at the Troy, IL Community Expo on March 22, 2016. Come see what the Power of Physical Therapy can do for you!
    Visit SSM Physical Therapy at the Lincoln County R3 School District Health Fair!
    March 16, 2016
    Time:
    2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    Location:
    9th Grade Center,  80 Elm Tree Road,  Moscow Mills, MO 63362
    Details:
    Our therapists will be there to answer questions about injuries and our specialty programs in the area. Stop in and see us!
    GOTR 4-2016
    Join Our Couch to 5K Program to Train for the Girls on the Run Race in May!
    March 4, 2016
    Time:
    7:00 pm
    Details:
    Train with the SSM Physical Therapy staff for the Girls on the Run 5K Race on May 7, 2016. Contact the Ballwin clinic at 636-256-0300 or the Florissant clinic at 314-839-0002 to register.
    IPTA Southern District Meeting hosted by SSM Health Physical Therapy in Collinsville
    Feb. 11, 2016
    Time:
    6:15 pm to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    SSM Physical Therapy Collinsville - 101 United Drive, Suite 100, Collinsville, IL 62234
    Details:
    The Illinois Physical Therapy Association Southern District will be hosted by SSM Health Physical Therapy in Collinsville for the February meeting. The guest speaker will be Kelsie Hanscom, with SSM Health Physical Therapy in Columbia, IL, discussing Concussion Management.
    Complementary Fitness Screens from SSM Physical Therapy!
    Dec. 4, 2015
    Time:
    11:30 am- 1:30 pm
    Location:
    Pursuit Fitness, Security Plaza Building, 3 Worthington Access Drive, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
    Details:
    Megan Burgess from SSM Physical Therapy will be performing brief, complementary fitness screens to clients and providing feedback based on findings.
    Pelvic Pain Support Group
    Nov. 16, 2015
    Time:
    6:30 PM
    Location:
    SSM Physical Therapy - Richmond Heights, 1027 Bellevue Ave. Ste. 15, St. Louis, MO 63117
    Details:

    This meeting topic is Gastrointestinal Impairments, IBS, Constipation & Relationship to Pelvic Pain 

    Multi disciplinary team including SLUCare Urogynecology, SSM Physical Therapy, Gastrointestinal specialist, Dietary Consultants, and other physician specialties. This is a FREE support group allowing an opportunity for discussion and questions.Light snacks and refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated but not required, 314-768-5375 or [email protected].

    1st annual run for the mission
    SSM Physicial Therapy Run For the Mission 5K/10K
    Nov. 7, 2015
    Time:
    7:00 am Check In, 8:00 am Race Start
    Location:
    Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater, Alton, IL
    Details:

    Join us for the 1st Annual SSM Physical Therapy Run For the Mission 5K/10K. All proceeds benefit DASA, Disabled Athlete Sports Association. For more information, please see the information sheet below or call 618-462-4621.

     

    Online race registration.

     

    Race information sheet and registration form.

    Beca’s Five 5K Walk Run in Creve Coeur, MO
    Sept. 19, 2015
    Time:
    9:00 AM
    Location:
    Creve Coeur Park (Tremayne Shelter), 13725 Marine Ave., Maryland Heights, MO 63043
    Details:
    Proceeds of Beca’s Five go to the Blackout Melanoma Foundation, which helps to fund research and to increase awareness of melanoma, as well as to assist families struggling with the disease.  SSM Physical Therapy therapists will be there to provide complimentary post-race stretching to runners as well as answer general therapy questions.  Come on by the tent and pick up some goodies and have your questions answered by licensed physical therapists!
    FREE Community Event - Living and Loving Life After Stroke
    Sept. 15, 2015
    Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location:
    SSM Day Institute - 12380 DePaul Drive, Bridgeton, MO 63044
    Details:
    A stroke survivor’s panel will discuss pertinent issues related to the process of recovery and reintegration into the community. A variety of resources will be available from a number of vendors who will speak about products and services that promote independence at home and in the community. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 314-447-9710.
    Bradley Smith 5K in Troy, IL
    Sept. 12, 2015
    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Troy Tri-Township Park, Pavilion 10, 409 Collinsville Rd., Troy, IL
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be donating water bottles, hosting a booth for Q & A and handing out injury prevention screens and biofreeze samples. Stop by and see what we can do for you!
    Lymphedema Support Group - St. Charles County
    Sept. 1, 2015
    Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location:
    SSM Physical Therapy St. Peters, Kisker Road
    Details:
    Support group for patients and caregivers addressing topics relevant to lymphedema. Kim Heffner with Medi USA attending in Sept. to discuss compression/compression assistance options.
    SSM Physical Therapy Warrenton and K4 Fitness invite you to Join the W.A.R effort!
    Aug. 29, 2015
    Time:
    8:00 am
    Location:
    Warrenton 8 Cinema - 265 W Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Warrenton, MO 63383
    Details:

    SSM Physcial Therapy is partnering with K4 Fitness for a 5K event with the proceeds benefiting Warrenton Athletic Resource (W.A.R.) Program. This new program is a non-profit that supplies underfunded and underprivledged children the opportunity to ne a leader in sports activities. THe W.A.R. program takes care of the fees for uniforms, equipment and competitions at little or no cost. To register, please click on the registration form.

     

    5K Registration Form

     

    For any questions, please contact Amy at SSM Physical Therapy in Warrenton - 636-456-8883.

    St. Louis Hills Summer Soccer Classic
    July 11, 2015
    Location:
    Francis Park, St. Louis, MO 63109
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be at the 4 vs. 4 soccer tournament providing triage and streching for the players, ages youth to adult. We will also have information on injury screenings, physical conditions and give away items.
    Firecracker Run
    July 4, 2015
    Time:
    7:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location:
    TR Hughes Ball Park, 900 TR Hughes Blvd,  O'Fallon MO 63366
    Details:
    Join us this weekend for the Firecracker Run! There will be a 5K, 10K and a 1 mile Fun Run. Stop by and ask us any questions you may have!
    FREE Community Seminar - Proper Running Form
    June 23, 2015
    Time:
    7:15 pm
    Location:

    SSM Physical Therapy - Troy, IL

    300 Edwardsville Rd., Ste. 1

    Troy, IL 62294

    Phone: (618) 667-3900

    Details:
    We will be presenting on the basics for proper running form and then will be having a brief Q & A. Attendees will be able to ask questions about any running topic that they choose. We will also have information on our complementary injury screens.
    Bowling for Brain Injury – A Perfect Score!
    June 20, 2015
    Time:
    12 pm - 2 pm
    Location:
    St. Louis:  Chesterfield Brunswick Zone
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy has a team together for the Bowling for Brain injury Event this Saturday at the Chesterfield Brunswick Zone!

    Donations can be made to the SSM Physical Therapy Team at http://biausa.donorpages.com/BowlingStLouisMO2015/SSMPhysicalTherapyOutpatient/
    SSM Physical Therapy and Schnucks Fitness on the Mezzanine Presents- “Cycling Maintenance: Not Just for Your Bike”
    May 21, 2015
    Time:
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location:
    Schnucks in Des Peres - 12332 Manchester Rd. St. Louis, MO 63131
    Details:
    With May being National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, SSM Physical Therapy is partnering with Schnucks Des Peres to present a clinic on injury prevention in the growing sport of cycling.  Stop by our Open House event from 6:00-9:00pm, and visit SSM Physical Therapy, Schnucks Nutrition, and Bike MS booths on the mezzanine to speak with the experts in person, and pick up some great informational takeaways,  healthy treats, recipes, giveaways, and Schlafly beer samples.  From 7-8pm, there will be speakers consisting of SSM Physical Therapists, and Katie Mueller, the Schnucks Des Peres dietician, speaking on topics such as proper stretching for injury prevention and recovery, as well as fueling your body for optimum recovery!
    Girls on the Run 5K
    May 9, 2015
    Time:
    8:00 AM
    Location:
    Soldier's Memorial in Downtown St. Louis
    Details:
    SSM Physical Therapy will be there to cheer you along at the corner of 22nd and Market. Stop by the tent at the finish line for games and prizes!
    3rd Run for the Mission SSMHPT
    The Results Are In! The 3rd Annual Run for the Mission is a Success for All!
    Details:
    Thank you to everyone who came to the 3rd Annual Run for the Mission to benefit The Vicki Horst Memorial Fund in Maryville, IL!We had over 80 runners and raised over $5,000 for the fund.
     
    We would like to thank our sponsors, volunteers and runners for making this year a great success!

     

    5K Results
     

    10K Results

    The “Give Back” 5K in Warrenton, MO was a huge success!
    Location:
    Warrenton, MO
    Details:
    The  “Give Back” 5K for the Tribute to Veterans Memorial  was a huge success! We exceeded our goal with 107 total registered runners and walkers, 26 of which were virtual runners.  There was great support from local sponsors who came out and set up booths. We had the ambulance, Warrenton fire dept. and police support there giving tours to the kids, a Little Soldier Dash. It was great to get young runners and the families involved. The total funds raised were approximately $3,000! For more information on our success, please see the article from the Warren County Record.
    Guys night out 2015
    Guys Night Out at SSM Health St. Clare
    Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:

    SSM Health - St. Clare

    1015 Bowles Avenue

    Details:
    Stop by and see SSM Physical Therapy to register for a complementary golf swing analysis by a liscensed physical therapist!
    Fall Prevention at KWDI
    Fall Prevention Day at Kirkwood Day Institute
    Time:
    3:00 PM-6:00 PM
    Location:

    SSM Day Institute - Kirkwood

    1001 S. Kirkwood Rd., Ste. 150

    Kirkwood, MO 63122

    Details:
    Come have our skilled professionals test your balance and determine your fall risk. Learn what you can do to prevent falls and improve your balance at home.

    After your balance screening trial our new AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill. This Anti Gravity Treadmill is the new way to improve your fitness without the stress and strain on your body of a normal treadmill.
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    Get Moving With SSM Physical Therapy's Couch to 5K Program!
    Time:
    Varies based on location
    Details:

    Do you have a desire to run a 5K but haven't because you're not a "runner"? Well, it's time to get off that couch and GET MOVING!

    SSM Physical Therapy will be leading Couch to 5K programs designed to slowly train your body to run a 5K (3.1 miles) over a 9 week program, ending with a group 5K run.

    Each weekly run is lead by a highly trained Physical Therapist. You can get expert advice on everything for streching to stride.

    Sign up by calling one of the SSM Physical Therapy locations listed below.

    Alton, IL - Karyle Penelton - Ph: 618-462-4621

    Dardenne Prairie - Molly Alfermann - Ph: 636-561-2060

    Des Peres - Kristen Bengard - Ph: 314-822-3205

    Edwardsville, IL - Emily Schirmer - Ph: 618-659-9666

    Eureka - Kim Miller - Ph: 636-938-1616

    Florissant- Michelle Trentman - Ph: 314-839-0002

     Hampton Village- Jill Will - Ph: 314-353-2626

    Troy, IL - Caitlin Hayes - Ph: 618-667-3900

    Warrenton - Amy Vacek - Ph: 636-456-8883