Walk with a Doc on Saturday at Norton Park | Plainville Observer

Walk with a Doc on Saturday at Norton Park

April 18, 2013
Among Hartford HealthCare Walk with a Doc events in 2012 was an April walk at Norton Park, Plainville, led by Joseph Treadwell, D.P.M., pictured front, center, who discussed good steps toward foot health.

Among Hartford HealthCare Walk with a Doc events in 2012 was an April walk at Norton Park, Plainville, led by Joseph Treadwell, D.P.M., pictured front, center, who discussed good steps toward foot health.

Hartford HealthCare’s next Walk with a Doc will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Norton Park, Plainville. It will include a 30-minute walk and health tips from Timothy Parsons, M.D., neurologist, who will discuss Stroke Symptoms and Treatment.

Sign-in is at 8:30 a.m. New participants will receive a hat and pedometer; each walker will receive a water bottle. Event host is The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC). Walks will continue on a monthly basis through September.

Hartford HealthCare’s Walk with a Doc program is part of Just Walk!, a Walk with a Doc program that hosts free community walks at area parks that are led by doctors and stress the benefits of exercise while providing health tips. Hartford HealthCare’s Walk with a Doc program includes MidStateMedicalCenter and HOCC. Sponsor is HPC Foodservice.

Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by a cardiologist in Ohio. There are about 100 active Walk with a Doc sites in the United States as well as in several other countries.

To register, or for more information, please visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org/walkwithadoc or call 1-877-914-WALK.




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