PRACTICE NEWS: Keeping Our Community InMind!
Brownsville. Octoberwassuchaproductiveand fruitfulmonth forBTABrownsville.Westartedoffwith helping Faulk Middle School during their career day on the first of the month. We supported the Rotary Club Of Historic Brownsville’s projects and rode the “33 Mile Ride For Rotary” on the 14th. All proceeds raised by the event went to support the Rotary’s local projects, which include providing freeeyeexamsandeyeglasses tochildren,hostingRotary’sAnnualHeartGallery(anadoption awareness event), funding scholarships for local children, providing Christmas gifts to nursing home residents and children, and funding for other Rotary International humanitarian projects. BTA Brownsville joined the Brownsville community at the “Vive Tu Vide 2018” event at the Dean Porter Park on the 20th of October. We connected with hundreds of people of all ages and provided them with information about the services we provide and how physical therapy can help people with pain and disabilities. We gave away lots of prizes with our Spin-A-Wheel game and had such a fun filled day. And finally, BTA was proud to be a sponsor of the “TOTFO 5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile” on the 27th of October. BTA helps and supports TOTFO (Tip Of Texas Family Outreach) with it’s worthy causes and projects of promoting a healthy lifestyle and concurrently promoting awareness and prevention of child abuse in the community of Brownsville. EaglePass. OctoberwasNationalPhysicalTherapyMonth!Weparticipated inseveralcommunityevents last month to help strengthen our community interaction. Back to Action was a proud participant at thisyear’sEaglePassBusinessExpo.Thereweremany localbusinessesandvendorspresent reaching out to our community with services and products. We were also proud sponsors of the annual Candles for Life Walkathon. Candles for Life is a local non-profit organization, that provides Maverick county residents financial assistance during their battle of cancer. Congratulations to the event coordinators on a very successful event and thank you to all that participated and donated. Ourstaffalsodida teambuildingeventandhada little fun thismonthaswe traveled toHondo,Texas to conquer thecornmazeatGraff7ARanch,homeof theSouthTexasMaize.We typicallyhaveasummer gathering, but this year time just slipped our hands and we opted for a Fall fest. We have an AMAZING staff and like to treat them for all of their hard work and dedication. We all had a lot of fun! Our therapist also celebrated a birthday this month. Happy Birthday, Doreen! Harlingen. Back to Action Physical Therapy volunteered at St. Helen’s Catholic Church in Rio Hondo during their annual Fall Festival on October 6th and 7th. We sold Spiro Pappas (spiraled potatoes). We had a lot of fun and met a lot of friendly people. Themoney raised from the festivalwillbeused throughout theyear forsuppliesand repairs,etc. for the church. We hope to volunteer again next year as well. On October 21st, we served hot dogs, chips and soda to motocross racers and fans at the Grove Motocross racetrack inHarlingen.Theweather initiallywasnot thegreatestbut it turnedout tobeanice day. We met a lot of nice fans and racers. We had a good time and hope to do this again in the future. On October 26th, we volunteered at St. Anthony’s School to help their student council raise money.The event was called Trunk or Treat, where numerous SUVs and trucks parked side-by-side and decorated theirvehicles.Weplayedgames,hadmoon jumpsandhandedoutcandy tohundredsofchildrendressed up in their Halloween costumes. They also had Chalupa for the adults where they had chances to win door prizes. The event was a huge success and we were pleased to help out. Del Rio. October was National Physical Therapy Month! If you are having pain, feel weakness, or are havingdifficultywalkingandperformingyourdailyactivities,make itapoint todiscussphysical therapy services with your doctor! Physical therapy can help restore muscle strength and endurance, prevent falls by improving balance and walking ability, and manage help to relieve pain without medication! Del Rio clinic tied for the win in our annual Halloween costume contest. Employees dressed up like different fruits and reminded our patients to make healthy choices this year! However, we didn’t leave out the candy entirely and staff volunteered at the annual “Trunk or Treat” organized by the Del Rio Leadershipgroup from theChamberofCommerce forchildren in thecommunity.Wedecorateda trunk and gave out candy to hundreds of kids decked out in costume!
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