Presentation on theme: "Nearly 250 people participated in Jog for Joints on Saturday, May 2, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Nearly 250 people participated in Jog for Joints on Saturday, May 2, 2009.
Both runners and walkers participated in the 5K run/walk that began at St. Mary and continued through the adjacent Core Creek Park.
This professionally timed 5K helped to raise awareness of the comprehensive orthopedic services provided at St. Mary.
Current and former St. Mary joint-replacement patients also participated in an orthopedic patient reunion walk.
This walk of up to one mile acknowledged the accomplishments of joint-replacement patients.
Participants triumphed as they crossed the finish line.
Retired Philadelphia Eagles football legends attended Jog for Joints. From left to right are linebacker Garry Cobb; All-Pro linebacker Bill Bergey; wide receiver Fred Barnett; and are All-Pro linebacker Ike Reese.
The Retired Philadelphia Eagles football legends, including All-Pro linebacker Ike Reese seen here (right), spoke with fans and signed autographs.
Jim Foxwell of WBCB 1490 AM’s “The Morning Show” (left) served as emcee for the day’s festivities. Dr. George Cautilli, Medical Director, St. Mary Joint Replacement Center (right), spoke about the Orthopedic Center’s comprehensive capabilities and highlighted the experienced physicians and staff. The speaker presentation followed a luncheon for event participants and was concluded with awards presentations to the winning 5K participants.
All-Pro Linebacker Bill Bergey shared his experiences as a joint-replacement surgical patient (left). Wide receiver Fred Barnett (below) spoke about his experience with a serious ACL tear in his knee that impacted both his lifestyle and NFL career.
St. Mary Joint Replacement Center patient and reunion walk participant Nancy Marks shared her experiences in receiving a computer-guided knee replacement. Orthopedic patient Vicki Marchok (front right center) spoke about the expert care she received at St. Mary for her ACL surgery and rehabilitation.