Dec 10, 2020
The Cold Weather Athlete: Avoid Injuries & Keep Playing

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is proud to present a FREE virtual community lecture titled The Cold Weather Athlete: Avoid Winter Injuries and Keep Playing on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will be held through the Zoom platform.

Attendees will learn about how to avoid common injuries associated with winter sports from women’s sports medicine specialist, Dr. Jennifer Hopp, who leads the Women’s Sports Medicine Program at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. She will be joined by a board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy, Jacqueline Plante, PT, DPT, SCS, of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services.

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As the cold weather approaches, what does the female sports enthusiast need to know to stay on the slopes and not stuck in the ski lodge?

Whether a winter runner, skier, snowboarder, winter hiker, or snowshoe enthusiast, winter athletes of all levels and abilities are welcome to attend this virtual event.

Join this virtual presentation as our women’s sports medicine specialist and a board-certified sports physical therapist share more about common injuries associated with winter sports, and receive useful tips and exercises to help prevent them.

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Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Women’s Sports Medicine Program is focused on the unique musculoskeletal needs of women and girls of all ages and athletic abilities. Dr. Hopp is experienced in caring for athletes on the sideline, concussion management, joint injections, ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma injections, casting/splinting, nutrition guidance, as well as general musculoskeletal injuries. She sees patients at the Wentworth-Douglass Portsmouth Outpatient Center.

To register for this free event visit To learn more about the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, visit

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