MAHWAH, N.J., July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker announced today plans to activate The Mobility Zone® at the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship taking place in Highland Park, Illinois at Exmoor Country Club. Stryker will continue its commitment to educating golf fans about joint health through the interactive destination, where tournament-goers can speak with orthopaedic surgeons about potential treatment options and Stryker's Mako Technology. In addition, Stryker will demonstrate its support for veterans during a ceremony in the Patriots' Outpost on Friday, where Stuart Simpson, President, Stryker's Joint Replacement Division, will present a donation to K9s For Warriors.
Marking the company's nineteenth sponsored dog with the organization since 2015, Stryker's donation Friday will allow K9s For Warriors to find, train and match a service dog with a veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury or other military trauma as a result of military service post 9/11, giving the veteran a new leash on life.
"K9s For Warriors is a fantastic organization, which Stryker is very proud to have a relationship with," said Simpson. "I'm honored to present this donation on behalf of Stryker. We are extremely passionate about supporting veterans and sponsoring a service dog that will provide them the support they need is a truly rewarding feeling."
The ceremony, which begins at 11 a.m., will also include Marine veteran, and K9s For Warriors graduate, Tyler Leonard. Leonard will share his personal story of living with PTSD and the incredible support his service dog, Bella, has given him.
During the tournament, fans are invited to visit The Mobility Zone to learn about joint health and Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery –the latest advancement in joint replacement technology. A destination designed to engage and educate fans, The Mobility Zone offers a unique opportunity for tournament-goers to speak with local orthopaedic surgeons.
A premier feature of The Mobility Zone, the Accuracy Challenge allows fans to gain a better understanding of joint replacement and Stryker's Mako Technology. This interactive experience challenges fans to remove arthritic bones from a life-size model named Art H. Ritis and replace them with Stryker implants.
Stryker will also be present throughout the course with its 1.7-mile health walk featuring interactive signs designed to educate fans about joint health and challenge them with golf trivia.
For additional information on the Stryker Accuracy Challenge as well as K9s For Warriors involvement, please visit: patients.stryker.com.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at stryker.com.
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