News Category: Sports

A Little Fun With an AFO

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One of our patients showed their love for the 49ers by adding a little red and gold to their AFO. Whatever we can do to make our patients happy her at Sierra, we will do. Sierra, where patients come first!


 

BORP: Join the 11th Annual Revolution

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Event Date:  September 28, 2013

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Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program

BORP is the leading provider and promoter of accessible sports and recreation opportunities for children and adults with physical disabilities in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

As BORP looks towards the summer of 2011, they are again committed to making as many opportunities possible for all kids. This summer BORP has over 80 activities schedules. Adapted cycling, Wheelchair Basketball, Sled Hockey, and our Jr. Adventures program which includes rock climbing, water skiing, kayaking, white water rafting, sailing, adapted rowing, camping, and more are guaranteed to make this summer something to remember.

To read more about BORP, and the activities that they provide, please visit them at www.borp.com.

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Golf as a Rehabilitative Tool for Amputees

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The National Amputee Golf Association announced this year that it was opening its national championships to men and women with disabilities other than a major joint amputation. Blind golfers and golfers with various physical challenges or mobility limitations can now compete as associate members of the amputee association.

The national championship and senior championship are Sept. 7-10 in Nashville.

“An able-bodied golfer can enter, too,” said Bob Wilson, the executive director of the N.A.G.A.

You had better bring a good short game.

Wilson, who developed the First Swing program in 1988, said the association conducted about 30 clinics yearly.

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