North Canton, Ohio: Running injuries are a common occurrence. Mercy Sports Medicine is offering a free running injury check-up from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month and from 5 to 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave. N.W., North Canton. Mercy Sports Medicine professionals will review your current condition and make recommendations. No appointment is necessary. Just stop in.
Mercy Sports Medicine is a sponsor of the Canton Marathon Running Club, a free program for runners and walkers of all abilities to train for the Canton Marathon, five-person marathon relay teams, half marathon or 10K race. The inaugural Canton Marathon is set for June 17, 2012. For more information about running-related topics and training tips, visit Mercy Sports Medicine’s blog at cantonmercy.org/sports.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
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