The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in February

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in February.

 

The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall, which is located at 7875 Montgomery Road. Walkers will meet at The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc booth located in front of Anthropologie near Nordstrom’s inside entrance. New walkers get a free t-shirt and a pedometer to log their steps.

 

Mercy Health Physician and orthopaedic specialist Mark Yuhas, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine locations in Blue Ash, West Chester and Oxford, leads the Thursday, February 9 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss hand arthritis and treatment options for the condition.

 

Mercy Health Physician and orthopaedic and sports medicine specialist Samer Hasan, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center locations in Montgomery and Crestview Hills, leads the Thursday, February 23 walk from 9-10 a.m. His talk will focus on prevention and repair of rotator cuff tears.

 

Led by a variety of physicians and other health professionals representing a wide array of health, wellness and fitness-related expertise, the walks start with a brief and informative talk on the doctor’s area of specialty before walking.

 

The program is free and does not require pre-registration.

 

“The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc series is a regular event for many men and women who enjoy the chance to meet with healthcare professionals in a relaxed setting where they can ask questions and learn something new, while also getting in their exercise,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join us!”

 

Mercy Health - Cincinnati will announce future walks and details will also be available at the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org. If you miss a walk, Mercy Health - Cincinnati is live streaming the walks on its Facebook pages (search for “Mercy Health – Cincinnati”), with the videos also available to watch any time at your convenience.

 

Walk with a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.