Get back in the game with Spectrum Health sports medicine

Football players colliding

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.
Walk-ins welcome!
(616) 267-8860

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