Expert in balance and foot health will speak at health series offered in The Villages

Donna Robertson

Donna Robertson will speak on the topic “Enhancing Balance, Joint Stability, Mobility and Body Strength Beginning with the Feet” at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 as part of the Health Education Speaker Series at New Covenant United Methodist Church in The Villages.

Robertson is an education consultant to Foot Solutions Corporation as a pedorthic specialist with unique skills in the sports pedorthic area, involving injury assessment, prevention and rehabilitation, custom foot orthotics, footwear selections and advanced pedorthic solutions. She has worked with many sports professionals and is well known throughout the country for her work and lectures, along with being inducted into the ALATA (Alabama Athletic Trainers Association) Hall of Fame in 2000.  She received her degree in health, physical education and recreation from the University of North Alabama in 1974, her master’s degree in health in 1978, certification as an athletic trainer in 1977 and certification in pedorthics in 1987. She worked at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens with the foot and ankle medical team as a pedorthist. 

There is no charge for this event.  All are welcome.

The church is located at 3470 Woodridge Drive in The Villages.