2015 UTHealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival
UTHealth Stroke Team will host the third annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 2 at Discovery Green. The free event is designed to provide lifesaving information about stroke prevention and treatment.
Free health screenings will be offered, including carotid ultrasound, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, EKG, BMI, body fat percentage, diabetic foot check, vision, memory, fall risk and obstructive sleep apnea. Adult and child education sessions and interactive activities will be facilitated by stroke physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physical therapists, dieticians and fitness experts. There will be a Kid Zone, fitness activities such as Zumba, ice carving, Dance Asian American, Houston Rockets "Clutch" and other family entertainment.
Major sponsors include HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital and TIRR Memorial Hermann.