BRADENTON, Fla. — Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Pain Management (CoastalOrthopedics.com), a comprehensive and full-service orthopedic, sports medicine and pain management practice, recently collected approximately 10 pounds of garage and one pound of recycles during a coastal cleanup the organization hosted along the Riverwalk in Bradenton.
The event, which took place on Saturday, Aug. 22, featured a 30-minute walk and cleanup, which was attended by 183 people, including Coastal Orthopedic employees and physicians as well friends and family members.
“This is just the start of a great quarterly initiative,” says Joyce Miller-Porter, a human resources assistant at Coastal Orthopedic. “We are really looking forward to coming together as a team and keeping our community a beautiful place to work, live and visit.”
After the cleanup, a food truck served breakfast to participants and a wide range of family festival activities, such as corn hole, a pony hop, fishing, face painting, a balloon artist, photo booth and splash park, were available. A dunk tank was also be set up where managers and physicians were soaked by staff.
About Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management
Founded in 1973 and based in Bradenton, Fla., Coastal Orthopedics is home to 15 orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians who maintain hospital affiliations with Blake Medical Center, Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. In addition to three offices and two ambulatory surgery centers each serving Florida’s West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics’ board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons provide patients with the very latest in pain and orthopedic treatment technology. The company strives to repair and heal injuries relating to the entire musculoskeletal system. For more than 40 years, our highly skilled staff of physicians and surgeons has treated patients in specialty care including sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management and rehabilitation. Patients can experience restoration of function both surgically and non-surgically through the use of physician-guided strengthening, therapy, medications, injections and stretching. For more information, please visit CoastalOrthopedics.com or call 941-792-1404.