ARC Opens its Doors to Championship Hearts Foundation
July 23, 2016
With the help of Cindy Baker, Clinical Staff Development Specialist, ARC Wilson Parke and Round Rock opened up their doors and exam rooms to the Championship Hearts Foundation. Over 200 young athletes from all over Central Texas visited the ARC clinics to be tested for heart conditions. Each athlete underwent several tests to identify key factors that can be signs of a heart condition.
The Championship Hearts Foundation goal is to keep all young Texas Athletes heart healthy by focusing on the prevention of catastrophic heart failures through comprehensive testing. Athletes that attended received a blood pressure exam, a 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG), and a limited echocardiogram (ECHO). Data collected from the Champion Hearts Foundation goes towards research into identifying certain risks factors that can lead to heart conditions.