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Thompson Health is offering a shoulder injury prevention class at the Canandaigua Family YMCA, 32 N. Main St., Canandaigua. “Tuff Cuff” will be offered on three occasions from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Participants can attend the class on any one of the following dates: Wednesday, April 13, Friday, April 29 or Friday, May 13.


Tuff Cuff teaches athletes how to properly strengthen the smaller muscles of the rotator cuff and elbow joint to prevent injury and increase endurance during throwing sports. Jeremy Herniman, a certified athletic trainer with Thompson Health’s Sports Medicine Center, will show participants how to warm up properly prior to throwing and maintain strength during their season. 


This class is of particular benefit to baseball and softball players, as well as any athlete who participates in a throwing sport.


The cost for YMCA members is $10 and $15 for non-members. For more information, please contact the Sports Medicine Center at 585-396-6700. To register, call the Canandaigua YMCA at 585-394-6866.

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