GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) High school football season is under way and players, parents and coaches are paying a lot of attention to injuries. But it’s sometimes tough to know when something is really serious. That’s where Spectrum Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine comes in.
Dr. Peter Jebson, an orthopaedic specialist at Spectrum, says there are some important things to consider with fall sports.
Symptoms of Fracture
- Pain and swelling
- Obvious deformity
- Difficult with using, moving
- Warmth, bruising, redness
Spectrum Health uses a multidisciplinary team of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, non-operative sports medicine physicians, certified physician assistants, and licensed athletic trainers for its sports medicine program. Their Fall Sports Injury Clinics offer a complimentary injury evaluation, expert diagnosis, education on treatment options, and on-site x-ray and MRI.
If you want to learn more about Fall Sports Injury Clinics or Spectrum Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, visit their website or call (616) 267-8860.
Sports Injury Clinics
Saturday, August 30 – Grand Rapids
Saturday, November 1 – Greenville
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.