Hamilton to hold Men’s Health Challenge

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

 Pictured, Brit Smith with Hamilton Spine Health and Sport demonstrates the Neurotracker on Daniel Pharr, specimen supervisor with PCLS.
One of the activities offered at the Hamilton Medical Center men’s event will be the Neurotracker, new technology to measure reaction time. Pictured, Brit Smith with Hamilton Spine Health and Sport demonstrates the Neurotracker on Daniel Pharr, specimen supervisor with PCLS. 

DALTON, Ga.– Screenings, fitness challenges and prizes will be part of Hamilton Medical Center’s Men’s Health Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to noon at Bradley Wellness Center (BWC). The event is free.

The screenings – worth more than $500 – will include cholesterol, glucose, thyroid, PSA, vision, body fat and Optogait (optical sensors used to detect gait space and time parameters) testing. Also, Charles Idom, Jr, MD, will give a prostate presentation at 9 a.m. in the BWC classroom and provide prostate exams.

The fitness challenges will include a football throw, vertical leap, golf swing analysis and Neurotracker (measuring reaction time).

All preregistered participants will receive a free Dri-Fit T-shirt and opportunities to win a 32-inch flat screen TV, charcoal grill or Home Depot gift card.

The event will also include chair massages, a Home Depot “how to” demonstration, question and answer time with local home inspector John Peabody, snacks and information on health and fitness.

Please visit bradleywell.com or call 706-272-6114 to register by Sept. 12.