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VIRTUAL EVENT: The Spine and the Running Athlete: Injury, Prevention and Intervention, October 26

Running can stress the normal biomechanics of the lumbar spine. Learn how to run with the correct form from experts.

About this event

Approximately 50 million people in the United States participate in some form of running or jogging, which can stress the normal biomechanics of the lumbar spine.

Join Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s orthopedic surgeon and two of our spine-trained physical therapists to discuss the spine anatomy and what happens to the spine over time. Learn the correct form and mechanics of running and the importance of strength and flexibility.


Peter Dirksmeier, MD: Wentworth Health Partners Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Erin James PT, DPT: Wentworth-Douglass Rehabilitation Services

Deborah Towle MSPT: Wentworth-Douglass Rehabilitation Services

Zoom Webinar Details

Receiving an Eventbrite ticket secures your space on this Webinar. Zoom link details will be sent to all ticket holders by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, October 25. This will guarantee one button access to the Zoom Webinar. An email address is required when signing up.