Get back in the game with Spectrum Health sports medicine

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
www.shmg.org/sportsmedicine

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