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Contact: Linda J. Johnson
WCA Hospital Public Relations & Marketing Department
(716) 664-8614

WCA Rehab Team Perform Assessments at Diabetes Health Event

WCA Hospital

Jamestown, New York (Wednesday, October 27, 2015)— Photo release:  As part of the WCA Hospital Diabetes health event, VOTE YES For Good Diabetes Health, to be held on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd, physical therapists from the WCA Center For Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation will assess attendees for their risk for falling and demonstrate exercise techniques to prevent falls.  Supervising occupational therapist at WCA Hospital, Linda Randall, OTR/L, will perform grip strength testing to evaluate muscle strength and measure the level of hand function.  Pictured, left to right, Michael Rabent, PT, staff physical therapist; Linda Randall, OT; and George Ciancio, PT, senior physical therapist at WCA; will evaluate and assess attendees during the WCA diabetes event from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the WCA Auditorium.  To learn all about the activities of the evening, visit or call Linda Johnson, WCA Hospital Public Relations, at (716) 664-8614.  The public including health agencies and partners are encouraged to attend the informational and interactive health event.

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