Join in the STOP Sports Injuries movement and become an official participating medical institute by downloading a brief agreement and filling out the form below. This form signifies that your organization meets the designated criteria and that your organization will promote the activities to help address sports trauma and overuse prevention.
There are many other ways that medical institutes can be involved, but the outlined participation agreement provides a basic foundation upon which medical institutes can promote athletic safety as part of their activities. Review the starter list of involvement activities and ideas and then develop additional ways to promote injury prevention as a part of youth sports.
Become an official supporter of STOP Sports Injuries today!
View or download the STOP Sports Injuries participation agreement to get started.
Fill out the STOP Sports Injuries official supporter form to get involved.
Current Participating Medical Institutions
Click the links below for more information on the medical institutions who have joined our team to become advocates for sports safety:
Children's Hospital and Research Center – Oakland
Athlete Development Program
The program provides comprehensive evaluation, education and athletic training for young athletes of all ability levels, in a setting designed to maximize safety and performance. Our goal is to help enhance the efficiency of the training process; decrease the number of injuries through preventive and new therapeutic models; educate and support coaches and managers; and prove athletic performance-related data through our ongoing research.
Covenant Therapy Centers
The Therapy Center at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center specializes in sports medicine, offering a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries. Our team of physical therapists focuses on injury rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Our goal is to maximize function while minimizing downtime from injuries.
Floyd Valley Hospital
Floyd Valley Hospital, located in Le Mars, Iowa, is a municipally-owned, state licensed, full-service acute care, critical care 25-bed hospital.
The Floyd Valley Hospital medical campus also includes Family Medicine Clinics-Le Mars, Avera Home Medical Equipment of Floyd Valley Hospital and Park Place Estates Assisted Living Facility. The hospital and clinic's primary service area encompasses Plymouth County and the community of Marcus, IA.
Floyd Valley Hospital is licensed by the State of Iowa, affiliated with the Avera Network of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is a member of the Iowa Hospital Association.
Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute
As central and northeastern Pennsylvania’s leading referral center for all types of orthopaedic conditions, Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute is your best choice for excellence in orthopaedic care.
Geisinger’s multidisciplinary team distinguishes itself by participating in advanced orthopaedic research and education for the next generation of orthopaedic physicians, and by caring for the most complicated conditions.
With fellowship trained specialists in nearly every field of orthopaedic surgery, you can count on the team at the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute for expert care for all of your orthopaedic concerns.
The Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute team brings you the most advanced and trusted diagnosis, treatment and therapies available – and delivers compassionate, personalized care – right here in central and northeastern Pennsylvania.
Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center, with hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth, has been recognized for providing superior clinical quality and placed among an elite group of U.S. hospitals: HealthGrades® list of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for 2012. To be recognized with this distinction, hospitals must have had risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates that were in the top 5% in the nation. GMC is the only hospital in Atlanta* to be named by HealthGrades as one of America’s 100 Best, and 1 of only 3 in the state of Georgia. This is just another example of how Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville and Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth are transforming healthcare.
Among the services that make GMC so great is its Sports Medicine Program. When you need help preventing or healing from a sports injury, trust Atlanta’s sports medicine experts. From nationally renowned physicians to advanced sports medicine treatments, we have everything you need to get back in the game quicker.
*Atlanta is defined as the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Census Bureau Statistical Area as defined by the federal government’s Office of Management and Budget.
HCA - Training Program Outreach
The Training Program Outreach Team is part of HCA – Hospital Corporation of America, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services with over 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Our team travels thousands of miles each year to establish and maintain long term relationships with training programs and key specialty organizations both in HCA hospital markets and in areas without an HCA hospital presence.
We assist residents and fellows with preparing for their transition from training to practice. We provide financial assistance through our stipend program and education on the business side of medicine through our free seminars.
Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute
Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute is Kansas City's only specialty hospital dedicated to Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal injuries. Our three practices have provide the care to the professional teams of Kansas City for over 40 years and provide the finest orthopaedic, sports medicine, and musculoskeletal medicine in the city.
Our facility is a physician owned facility created in a partnership with Saint Luke's Health System in 1998. It is the safest, most advanced, and most recognized provider of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery in Kansas City.
The outpatient Sports Medicine Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota brings together specialists from multiple disciplines who collaborate to meet the needs of each patient. Specialists in the Sports Medicine Center treat sports and activity-related injuries, establish appropriate exercise programs and provide preventative care. The personalized nutrition, fitness and performance enhancement programs at the Sports Medicine Center help athletes reduce their risk of preventable injuries and disease.
Miami Children's Hospital
Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed free-standing specialty hospital exclusively for children. The not-for profit 501 (C) (3) 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in the rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
The hospital has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor and is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States.
Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital
The physicians of the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital Sports Medicine Team are specialists and leaders in their field. Consisting of board certified orthopaedic surgeons who are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of healthcare, these physicians are trained in the latest sports medicine procedures and technologies. The NOH Sports Medicine Team is supported by an talented network of physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers who are working together to provide outstanding care for every athlete.
Getting an athlete back to action as soon as possible is always our goal. If surgery is needed, the best surgical care happens right on our campus at Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital. Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital is the region's only specialized orthopaedic hospital and has been ranked by patients as one of the top hospitals in the region in overall patient care.
Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital has been ranked #38 nationally for orthopaedics in U.S. News Media and World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings. In addition, the hospital was ranked #1 for orthopaedics in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area.
Somerset Medical Center
Somerset Medical Center's Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center is located at TD Bank Ball Park in Bridgewater NJ. It is the site for Outpatient Physical Therapy Services with specialties in The Graston Technique, Mulligan Technique, Kinesio Taping Method, McKenzie, and Jones Strain and Counter Strain Method. Our Medical Wellness Programs such as Cardiac Step Down, Diabeties Exercise, Osteoporosis Exercise, Post Rehab Step Down Programs, and Bariatric Surgery Exercise. Our Sports Performance Program consisting of Speed and Agility Training, Strength and Conditioning Training, Functional Movement Screen, One-one-One and Group Training, ACL Injury Prevention.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is a world leader in the treatment of pediatric orthopedic conditions. We strive to improve the care of children worldwide through innovative research and teaching programs, training physicians from around the world.
TSRHC treats Texas children with orthopedic conditions, such as bone and joint injury, pediatric sports medicine, scoliosis, clubfoot, hand disorders, hip disorders and limb length differences, as well as certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia.
As a leading pediatric orthopedic center, the hospital has treated more than 200,000 children since its inception, with more than 40,000 clinic visits each year. The hospital takes a multidisciplinary approach to care, tailoring treatment to the individual needs of each child and family.
Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. TSRHC, the only Scottish Rite hospital in the world, is not affiliated with the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
For more information please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121.
Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
In 2007, Baptist Health Care in Pensacola opened a world class institute for orthopaedics and sports medicine in Northwest Florida, with the leadership and reputation of nationally and internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon, James Andrews, MD. The creation of the Andrews Institute has secured Northwest Florida as a cradle for musculoskeletal treatments and research. The Institute is comprised of several divisions, including a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center, outpatient rehabilitation center, diagnostic imaging center, athletic performance center, and the Research and Education Institute, along with a multispecialty office park for physicians.
The Institute is located on property contiguous to the Gulf Breeze Hospital in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County. Gulf Breeze Hospital has the distinction of leading the nation in patient satisfaction for more than nine consecutive years. The Andrews Institute has attracted national and international attention to the area for its superior medical care in orthopaedics and research, while contributing to the local economy. The Institute has created 150 new jobs, with nearly $10 million in wages, in the highly educated and technical fields of musculoskeletal research and health care. The combined impact of the patient clientele and employment opportunities related to the Institute further enhances Northwest Florida's ability to create and maintain an environment for positive growth while creating a reputation for world class medical care.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Program offers the only full-service sports medicine program in the state that is just for kids and young adults. The program also offers the state's only Concussion Clinic for kids and young adults, up to age 22. Our team consists of a combination of pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Our goal is to make sure your kids are healthy – and can get back to the activities they enjoy – as soon as possible, but as safely as possible, too. We work closely with parents, coaches and other specialists to provide care plans that fit each child's specific needs. Our specialists partner with physical and occupational therapists to provide a comprehensive range of services for kids including rehabilitation of injuries, bracing, guidelines for safe return to play, injury prevention techniques and education. Fortunately, most sports injuries in children can be handled without surgery. However, when surgery is necessary Children's Hospital offers the most cutting-edge techniques and treatment available. Our physicians are on the faculty of The Medical College of Wisconsin and are consistently rated among the Best Doctors in America.®
Children's Hospital is nationally known as one of the leading centers in the country for pediatric care, serving patients in Michigan, northern Illinois, Wisconsin and beyond. Children's Hospital is a private, independent, not-for-profit hospital. It is a major teaching affiliate of The Medical College of Wisconsin and is affiliated with more than a dozen schools of nursing. A number of other pediatric education programs are also associated with the hospital.
Columbia Memorial Bone and Joint Center Sports Medicine
Located in Upstate New York, Columbia Memorial Bone and Joint Center is committed to providing top orthopedic and sports medicine care to its local communities. Our practice consists of orthopedic surgeons as well as non-operative sports medicine specialists. This team approach ensures that the individual needs of each patient are met.
Our orthopedic surgeons are skilled in the latest orthopedic techniques, from minimally invasive surgeries to total joint replacements. Our fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physician provides non-operative treatments for many complaints, including arthritis, acute injuries, and concussions.
We currently have two offices located in Hudson, NY and Catskill, NY. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call (518) 828-7644.
Core Physicians is a community based, multi-specialty group practice affiliated with Exeter Hospital. Core Physicians' fundamental mission is to improve the health of individuals and families in the communities it serves. As a major provider of primary care services in the region, Core Physicians continues to develop diagnostic and surgical services to meet the increasing healthcare needs of a rapidly expanding population. In addition, specialty care services continue to be added to compliment its community-based, patient-focused care. For more information about Core Physicians, visit www.corephysicians.org.
Exeter Hospital is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital that serves residents from 38 towns in New Hampshire's seacoast region. The hospital's mission is to improve the health of the communities that it serves. The hospital is one of five operating affiliates that make up the Exeter Health Resources system of care, which includes Core Physicians, Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Synergy Health and Fitness Center and Exeter Healthcare. For more information, visit www.exeterhospital.com.
Good Shepherd Medical Center
Good Shepherd Medical Center has a strong history and reputation for providing high quality, compassionate medical care. Good Shepherd is a not-for-profit community hospital dedicated to creating a healthier future for the residents of Longview and the East Texas area. To ensure the continued well-being of our community, the Medical Center strives to provide quality, compassionate and comprehensive health related services to the whole person: body, mind and spirit. A full service, acute-care 425-bed regional referral center, Good Shepherd operates specialty nursing units, including cardiology, orthopaedics, general surgery, neurology/neurosurgery, oncology, critical care, obstetrics and pediatrics, where nurses are able to provide specialized care.
The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries
The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases offers many subsidized and free services for the dance community including clinics staffed by orthopedists and dance physical therapists; state-of-the art research and rehabilitation technology; and free injury prevention screenings and lectures.
The Harkness Center was founded as a program of the Hospital for Joint Diseases in 1989 in response to the New York dance community's critical need for specialized and affordable health care. More than 50% of dancers are uninsured and cannot afford the medical help they need. The Harkness Center offers a full variety of affordable health care programs from free preventative screenings through subsidized and sliding scale injury management systems.
Henry Ford Health System
The Sports Medicine division of Henry Ford offers a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries. Our sports medicine team includes physicians (both primary care and surgical), athletic trainers, physical therapists and researchers who focus on injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Our goal is to maximize function while minimizing injuries and time away from sports, school or work.
Hopedale Medical Complex
Hospital for Special Surgery
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology, and No. 16 in neurology by U.S.News & World Report (2010-11), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. From 2007 to 2010, HSS has been a recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at http://www.hss.edu/.
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.
All major orthopedic sub-specialties are represented in the nearly 400 KP orthopedic surgeons practicing in 8 geographic regions. These regions have formal and informal Sports Medicine Peer Groups comprised of both orthopedic surgeons and non-operative Sports specialists. Recent Peer Group programs have centered on the appropriate management of concussions and decreasing the use of performance enhancing drugs. We have also developed and are implementing a program to reduce ACL injuries in our young female athletes. Kaiser-Permanente welcomes the opportunity to join with STOP Sports Injuries in developing ways to prevent sports trauma and overuse injuries.
For more information, go to: www.kp.org/newscenter.
NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases
The Hospital for Joint Diseases has a distinguished tradition of medical innovation. Since 1905 our physicians have pioneered a range of treatments that have improved the lives of people with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. NYU Langone Medical Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) share a rich history, spanning HJD's academic affiliation with the NYU School of Medicine in 1986, its clinical association with NYU Langone Medical Center in 1994, the fusion of the two orthopaedic departments in 1997, and the integration of the rheumatology programs in 2001. On January 1, 2006, NYU Langone Medical Center and HJD merged, becoming the NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases. HJD specializes in orthopaedic surgery, rheumatology and molecular medicine, and neurology. HJD provides primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of service in the treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of musculoskeletal, rheumatologic, and neurological diseases and injuries as well as sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgery. HJD serves an area that encompasses New York City, Nassau County, New York State, Northern New Jersey and beyond. HJD is a teaching site of the NYU School of Medicine.
Nathan Littauer Hospital
Nathan Littauer Hospital and Family of Health Services serves Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties in upstate New York with a full-service 74-bed hospital, eight primary care centers, an 84-bed nursing home and a community education center. The hospital opened 116 years ago, has 950 employees and recently opened a new Emergency Care Center this spring. Located at the foot of the Adirondacks where sporting opportunities abound, Nathan Littauer Hospital and its Family of Health Services is committed to providing safe, high-quality health and wellness services in a caring, contemporary environment.
Ohio State University (OSU) Sports Medicine
OSU Sports Medicine offers the largest team and the most comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of injuries in athletes and active individuals. Our pursuit of excellence in research, patient care and education is enhanced by our position within a nationally prominent academic medical center, which allows the integration of strengths from many specialties. Our team of experts provides personalized care in sports medicine, sports performance, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, nutrition, concussion management and sport psychology.
Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute
The Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute is affiliated with the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State's College of Medicine.
We are proud to be a leader in the care of patients with disorders of the bones, joints and spine, providing the most innovative care to adults and children in the central Pennsylvania region. Our providers care for patients in two main facilities:
- -Hershey - The Bone and Joint Institute is a 52,000 sq. ft. facility situated on the east campus of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, allowing for collaboration between specialists in orthopaedics, sports medicine, spinal disorders, hand surgery, metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis, rheumatology, radiology and chronic pain management. The site includes state of the art diagnostic x-ray, CT, and MRI imaging, as well as comprehensive therapy services and an outpatient rehabilitation facility which contains a unique underwater treadmill system to accelerate recovery.
- -State College - An integral component of the Bone and Joint Institute is our Penn State Orthopaedics practice site in State College, Pennsylvania, where we care for all Penn State University athletes as well as patients throughout the region.
The institute also includes researchers from both Hershey and State College, studying a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders including arthritis, osteoporosis, biomechanics of implants, mechanisms of fracture healing, and cancer of the musculoskeletal system.
Physicians in the Institute work together to provide Sports Medicine care to the Hershey Bears Hockey Team, Harrisburg Senators Baseball Team, Penn State varsity athletes and local high schools.
Sutter Orthopaedic Institute
Sutter Health offers care at the highest standards for patients with bone, joint and muscle conditions, including arthritis and sports-related injuries. Throughout the Greater Sacramento region, Sutter's highly skilled orthopedic surgery specialists offer the latest innovations in care, supported by experienced staff and leading-edge advancements for diagnosis and treatment.
Through Sutter hospitals and outpatient surgery centers across the region, skilled surgeons provide a range of traditional, arthroscopic and computer-assisted surgeries, including performing the highest number of initial and revision total joint replacement surgeries for knees and hips in Northern California. In addition to surgery, Sutter orthopedic specialists offer innovative, less invasive treatments such as cartilage restoration, laser-assisted surgery and shockwave therapy.
Adults and children also have access to a complete range of nonsurgical treatments from orthopedic specialists. Nonsurgical care is available within physician practices and also through Sutter outpatient rehabilitation centers located throughout the region.
University of Michigan Bone and Join Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Center
The mission of the Bone & Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Center (BJIPRC) is to excel in the creation of new knowledge in all areas relevant to the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injury and arthritis, and then to translate that new knowledge into enhanced quality of life, functional mobility, and longevity for individuals, thereby promoting optimal societal health.
UK Healthcare Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Whatever your sport or recreational activity, you can suffer a sports injury as a result of overuse or trauma. If that happens, the progressive health professionals at UK Sports Medicine can provide effective treatment and rehabilitation.
We bring together a multidisciplinary team of sports medicine professionals to provide you with a physician-directed program of treatment, rehabilitation and conditioning. We offer the state's largest group of fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians. For more information, please call toll free 1-800-333-8874 or visit ukhealthcare.uky.edu.
American Sports Medicine Institute
American Sports Medicine Institute is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit sports medicine research and education foundation located in Birmingham, Alabama. ASMI was founded in November 1986 by orthopaedic surgeons Dr. James R. Andrew and Dr. Lawrence J. Lemak.
The mission of ASMI is to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries through research and education
The purposes of the Institute are to:
- -Provide advanced training in sports medicine and orthopaedics by means of fellowships for physicians and other medical specialists who treat patients with sports and recreation-related injuries and musculoskeletal problems.
- -Conduct aggressive biomechanical and clinical research in sports medicine/orthopaedics and expand the base of knowledge to treat and prevent musculoskeletal injuries and re-injuries.
- -Work with large numbers of athletic teams from little League through professional levels.
- -Capture significant, useful information from injured patients who come to the hospital, clinic and rehabilitation facilities for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
- -Provide medical and paramedical coverage for many teams in contact sports throughout their seasons.
All athletes deserve the very best sports-related care and treatment that is focused, one-on-one and state-of-the-art. At Cleveland Clinic Sports Health, this involves conditioning to become stronger and faster, maximizing abilities, preventing injuries, treating injuries non-surgically when possible and surgically when necessary, and improving future performance.
Cleveland Clinic Sports Health brings together top orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, nutritionists, radiologists and exercise physiologists to keep athletes in the game.
Our experts treat athletes in all sports and at all ages and skill levels. As our patient, you have access to the same specialists who treat Cleveland's professional sports teams. Our comprehensive services include rehabilitation, athletic training, performance, imaging, nutrition, and evaluation and management for sports-related concussions. Same-day appointments are available.
Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado Sports Medicine for Young Athletes offers comprehensive care for children and young adults with injuries and conditions that affect sports performance. Our team is entirely focused on young athletes, so we understand how an injury may impact growth, or how growth might impact rehabilitation. We are dedicated not only to providing excellent medical care, but also to educating and advocating on behalf of our community.
Children's Colorado brings pediatric sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, sports-focused orthopedic surgeons, rehabilitation and therapy specialists, physician assistants and certified athletic trainers together, on one dedicated team. Unique among pediatric sports medicine programs, our team approach means we develop age-appropriate treatment and rehabilitation plans that return athletes to sport as quickly and safely as possible. If a concussion occurs, experts from the Concussion Program at Children's Colorado are immediately available to deliver the highest quality post-concussion care. Beyond the clinic, experts from Sports Medicine for Young Athletes also provide educational and advocacy support to the community by providing information on topics such as sports nutrition, sports psychology, and are available to teach injury prevention techniques, such as how to properly fit a helmet.
Children's Hospital Colorado, a not-for-profit organization, sees more, treats more and heals more children than any other hospital in our region. Our collaborative approach offers the nation's top pediatric doctors, nurses, researchers, and scientists working together, pioneering a new approach to pediatric medicine. It is this amazing team, our breakthrough research, a dedication to injury prevention through legislation and advocacy, and our commitment to training the next generation of clinicians that makes us a top-five, nationally ranked hospital on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital's 2011-12 Honor Roll. It has long been our mission to be the driving force behind providing the best care for children. And we've furthered that mission by providing over 15 locations across the region. No one cares more about kids and their health than Children's Hospital Colorado.
Union Memorial Hospital / MedStar Health
Union Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care teaching hospital with a strong emphasis on cardiac care, orthopedics and sports medicine. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the highly skilled staff of Union Memorial Hospital has been caring for the community for over 150 years. Union Memorial Hospital is a proud member of MedStar Health. As the largest healthcare provider in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. region, MedStar's nine hospitals, MedStar Health Research Institute, and 20 other health-related companies are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. MedStar Health is a $4 billion not-for-profit, regional healthcare system based in Columbia, Maryland, and is also one of the largest employers in the region. Its 26,000 associates, including 6,700 nurses, 5,600 affiliated physicians, all support MedStar Health's patient-first philosophy that combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service.
New York Hospital Queens Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
The Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation Department at New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) offers the community the most sophisticated, high-quality orthopaedic care available anywhere today – this is why we are now known as The Bone and Joint Hospital of Queens.
The program staff includes a growing team of full-time physicians as well as voluntary attending orthopaedic surgeons. The faculty is trained in general orthopaedic surgery, with specialties in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, joint preservation trauma, orthopaedic spine, hand and upper extremity, and hip resurfacing. This practice provides a full range of affordable, world-class healthcare services right here in Queens. Our facility has been identified and recognized for our commitment to quality health care.
We utilize arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow, hip, ankle, and wrist, to help our patients recover from injuries and return to their desired activity level. Among the surgeries we offer are joint resurfacing and minimally invasive hip surgeries. NYHQ is the only hospital in Long Island and Queens, and one of only three sites nationwide, to offer patients the HemiCAP(R) Focal Resurfacing system, an investigational procedure designed to repair injured knee cartilage while protecting healthy cartilage to help prevent further damage. Outside the United States the system has been approved and available for over six years. This minimally invasive resurfacing system offers patients an alternative to total knee replacement and can be a great advantage to younger patients with arthritic problems and older, active adults.
Orlando Health / Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based in Orlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for nearly two million Central Florida residents and 4,500 international visitors annually.
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children:
Arnold Palmer Hospital is a 158-bed pediatric hospital dedicated to the care of children. The hospital features nationally ranked Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Orthopedics programs, among many pediatric specialties. Our Pediatric Emergency Department & Trauma Center is part of the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is also the only children's hospital in Central Florida to rank as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" in U.S. News & World Report.
Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute is central Missouri's largest freestanding orthopaedic center, as well as the region's most comprehensive orthopaedic surgery center. The institute's expert orthopaedic surgeons, nurses, rehabilitation staff and other health professionals offer patients a full range of care in a single location.
The institute's first floor houses surgical services, including five state-of-the-art operating rooms and two procedure rooms. It also includes patient and visitor services, including an outpatient pharmacy and The Atrium Cafe. The second floor houses Missouri Orthopaedic Institute outpatient clinics and a physical therapy gym. The Institute's eighteen private patient rooms are located on the third floor.
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute's surgeons provide care in a full complement of orthopaedic specialties; sports medicine, joint replacement, pediatrics, trauma care, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder, hand, and spine.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Serving the residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake counties, and patients from around the world, Florida Hospital Celebration Health is a 174-bed, state-of-the-art hospital that serves as a showcase of innovation and excellence in healthcare. Our reputation for delivering highly efficient, patient-focused and cost effective care allows us to achieve optimum health and wellness for patients with an emphasis on healing the whole person - mind, body and spirit.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health is part of the Florida Hospital network, which is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Serving much of the Southeastern United States, the Caribbean and South America, the Adventist Health System operates 44 hospitals in 10 states, making it the largest protestant, not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country. Visit www.CelebrationHealth.com for more information.
Luxembourg Olympic Medical Center
The Luxembourg Olympic Medical Center is located at the Centre Hospitalier – Clinique d'Eich in Luxembourg, a 525 bed public hospital serving as a regional referral centre. It has been created in 2008 following an initiative of the Luxembourgish Olympic Committee with the mission to offer high-quality services to its athletes and to work on sports injury prevention initiatives. It is a joint venture between the departments of orthopaedics and sports medicine as well as the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory of the Public Research Centre for Health.
Our medical teams cover the areas of both operative and non-operative orthopaedic sports medicine, sports cardiology, and exercise physiology and rehabilitation. Our research team develops programmes covering the areas of sports injury surveillance and prevention. We welcome the opportunity to join the STOP Sports Injuries campaign.
Red Salud UC - Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
The UC Sports Medicine Program was established in 1998 with the aim of providing comprehensive care to athletes and their support networks, besides encouraging the Chilean population to develop healthy habits related to physical activity and sports safely and responsibly.
The program consists of a multidisciplinary team of professionals, sports lovers, who have extensive experience in managing professional and amateur athletes. Our professionals also maintain a permanent link with the Club Deportivo Universidad Catolica, historic national benchmark for high performance sports.
UC Sports Medicine Program, being supported by the UC Medical School, is developed in the context of academic life, so that attention to our patients is based on scientific evidence and research in sports sciences.
We invite all athletes, regardless of their level, and those who want to start a sport, to learn about UC Sports Medicine Program, which has pre-participation evaluations, specific tests of athletic performance, nutrition management, injury treatment and rehabilitation tailored to the needs of each patient.
Johns Hopkins University-Division of Sports Medicine
The Sports Medicine specialists in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University treat athletes of all ages, in every sport, and at all skill levels. Our team of physicians includes renowned experts in orthopaedic surgery, primary are, and pediatric sports medicine. As recognized leaders in the field of Sports Medicine, we study, diagnose and treat athletic injuries at the highest level of excellence, the same standard that has led U.S. News & World Report to consistently rank Johns Hopkins as the #1 Hospital and the #5 Orthopaedics Department in the country. Johns Hopkins Sports Medicine specialists are available to see patients at multiple locations throughout the Baltimore area.
Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
The sports medicine clinic at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo is the first orthopedic clinic in Western New York primarily focused on the pediatric athlete. Young athletes are at risk for specific injuries and often require age appropriate treatments. In the Department of Sports medicine, we understand this difference and used of advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques when treating your patients.
Lawrence Hospital Center
Established in 1909, Lawrence Hospital Center has a long history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of Southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. Continually expanding to meet the needs of a growing and diverse population, the hospital has launched a major capital improvement project with upgrades and new developments seen throughout the hospital.
On the clinical side, we have recruited an experienced and talented medical, nursing, and rehabilitation staff with training from the finest institutions in the world. These caring professionals have access to the latest technologies and state of the art equipment to give patients innovative and high tech care close to home.
As an indicator of its growth, Lawrence Hospital Center provides emergency care to approximately 35,000 individuals annually in our newly redesigned Emergency Department.
Throughout Lawrence Hospital Center, patients and visitors will find a commitment to compassionate service and the pursuit of excellence.
Lawrence Hospital Center is accredited by the Joint Commission. And, the hospital is fully licensed by the New York State Department of Health. Lawrence Hospital Center is a member of the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network.
For more information visit our website www.lawrencehealth.org OR call (914) 787-3370 for the outpatient Rehabilitation Department.
Children's Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, LLP
Children's Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, LLP strives to provide outstanding pediatric orthopaedic care to children and young adults in Florida's SunCoast Region. Care is provided by physicians with outstanding credentials, backed by board certifications, and pediatric fellowships. Our physicians provide care using the latest cutting edge technology resulting in the safest and most accurate outcomes.
Treatment is focused on the individual patient's needs through specialized care utilizing innovative approaches. Commitment, compassion, integrity, experience, and technical expertise is what makes these physicians different.
USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences
The USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences provides professional education, research and clinical service.
St. Vincent Sports Performance
St. Vincent Sports Performance is a global provider with headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Services for the physically active of all ages from non-operative physician care to nutrition to speed development.
Children's Medical Center Sports Medicine Center
The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Medical Center offers a dedicated approach to pediatric sports medicine. The medical team provides unparalleled care in North Texas with advanced training in Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatric Orthopaedics. We goes beyond treating musculoskeletal sports injuries by addressing complex medical issues associated with sports participation, such as heart health, nutrition, concussion management, rehabilitation, and psychological well-being.
Located on the Children's at Legacy campus in Plano, the center features diagnostic imaging and a dedicated 4,700-square-foot sports therapy gym with equipment that is state of the art.
MediCenter is a Preventive Minded Family Practice/Urgent Care/Occupational Medicine Clinic dedicated to serving the community with excellent, affordable and compassionate patient care empowering people towards wellness in body, mind and spirit.
Lee Memorial Health System Trauma Center
The Lee Memorial Health System Trauma Center is the only one of its kind in Southwest Florida and serves patients from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, Desoto and Highlands counties. With trauma-certified physicians and surgeons on staff and on-site 24/7, specialists on call at all times, and specifically designated equipment, The Trauma Center responds to emergencies quickly and efficiently - this is what sets us apart from an emergency department and earns us the designation as a Level II Trauma Center by the State of Florida.
University of Utah Orthopaedic Center
All athletes and active individuals deserve the very best sports-related care and treatment that is focused, personal and of the highest quality. At the University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, this care includes maximizing one’s abilities, preventing injuries, treating injuries non-surgically when possible and surgically when necessary, and improving future performance.
The University of Utah Orthopaedic Center brings together top orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and radiologists to keep all athletes of all levels in the game.
Our experts treat athletes from all sports and at all ages and skill levels. As our patient, you have access to the same specialists who treat the University of Utah sports teams. Our comprehensive services include evaluation, rehabilitation, surgery, athletic training, imaging, and management for all sports-related injuries including concussions. Same-day appointments are available.
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Two full-service hospitals: Lehigh Valley Hospital with clinical campuses on Cedar Crest Boulevard in Salisbury Township and on 17th Street in Allentown, PA and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA.
Community health centers offering doctors offices, lab and imaging services conveniently located in Bath, Bethlehem Township, Hamburg, Hellertown, Kutztown, Saucon Valley, Trexlertown and Upper Bucks (in partnership with Grand View Hospital).
Primary care and specialty physicians, a total of 1,100 including 400 who are employed by the health network.
Our tagline, A Passion for Better Medicine, tells our story – a health network that encourages those who strive to improve, celebrates success but quickly anticipates the next goal, and believes in the power of teamwork to make a difference for you.
Our logo confirms our core beliefs. The logo’s three elements stand for patient care, research and education. The elements overlap to reflect teamwork and connectedness. They branch out beyond the circle, signifying our reach into the community. They are constantly moving, conveying our energy, drive and commitment to passion.
Our mission is to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value, supported by education and clinical research.
Hendricks Regional Health
Hendricks Regional Health is a non-profit Magnet® hospital in Danville, Indiana, serving western suburban Indianapolis. Our medical group of specialty and primary care doctors is located throughout Avon, Brownsburg, Danville, Lizton and Plainfield. A commitment to quality, safety and "Treating People Better" has led to national recognition from a variety of independent health care ratings organizations.
Lilliput Health is a state of the art, multidisciplinary private clinic providing high quality, affordable health care services to the local communities of Bournemouth and Poole in Dorset.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
At Lurie Children's, we know that active children and teenagers need special attention and care. That's why at the Institute for Sports Medicine we have a multidisciplinary team of specialists with advanced training in pediatrics and sports medicine.
Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital serves the east Linn County, Oregon communities of Lebanon, Sweet Home, Brownsville and Scio, as well as the outlying rural areas in the eastern half of Linn County. We offer a full range of physical rehabilitation and sports medicine services at our hospital, as well as our clinic in Sweet Home.
Central Oregon Pediatric Associates
COPA is the largest provider of healthcare for children in the Central Oregon region.
Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Rockingham Memorial Hospital, located in Harrisonburg, VA, is a community hospital that has been providing healthcare services since 1912. Serving a seven-county area with a population of close to 200,000, the 238-bed hospital admits more than 16,300 inpatients, nearly 192,000 outpatients and delivers close to 1,700 babies annually. RMH averages more than 18,500 surgical procedures annually, and the RMH Hahn Cancer Center provides more than 14,000 cancer treatments per year. The RMH Emergency Department treats more than 72,000 patients per year. RMH is dedicated to improving health and promoting wellbeing while providing exceptional quality and compassionate care for every person, every family, every day. Community wellness and outreach are the primary cornerstones of the overall mission of RMH.
RMH Sports Medicine uses an interdisciplinary approach to help all athletes follow essential safety, conditioning, and preventive strategies.
Providence Sports Care Center
The Providence Sports Care Center - a 12,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art sports medicine and orthopedic center complete with swim stroke analysis, resistance pool and multi-sports simulator - serves as the primary rehabilitation clinic for Portland Timbers athletes and also provides rehabilitation services to the public.
Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists
Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists is Central New York's regional leader in providing quality, orthopedic care to patients. Our team of experienced orthopedic physicians and support staff offers state-of-the-art medical care, from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and recovery. We excel in relieving pain, restoring function and returning our patients to their regular activities as quickly as possible. For more than 35 years, SOS has provided customized, comprehensive care to thousands of satisfied patients and families, from athletes on the field to employees in the workplace.
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital's Sports Medicine Advantage brings Yakima's athletes, parents, coaches, and community closer to collaborative medical care. Specialists at Sports Medicine Advantage treat sports and activity-related injuries, work with preventative and therapeutic exercise, and provide community education to make a safer, healthier Yakima.
Rothman Institute's Sports Medicine team is the leading provider of sports medicine orthopaedic care in the region. Our team provides care for all levels of athletes including the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, USA Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team, Villanova University, Saint Joseph?s University Hawks, Rutgers University-Camden Raptors and dozens of regional high schools as well as the Philadelphia Marathon, Distance Run, and International Cycling Race.
There are 5 major pillars of Rothman Institute's Sports Medicine Program. Each of these programs include specific board-certified physicians with concentrations in each area. Our surgeons and non-op sports medicine physicians treat athletes of all ages from the youth athlete, weekend warrior to the professionals. These programs include:
Women's Sports Medicine Program
The Throwing Athlete
Research in Osteochondritis of the Knee (ROCK)
ROCK, also known as the Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) Study Group of North America, was founded in early 2009 to bring together experts to provide a forum to better understand and treat this frustrating problem. We are working together as a group to design research projects to add better science and evidence to our recommendations. We strive to provide this information to medical professionals and non-medical professionals alike.
Ohio University Division of Athletic Training
The Ohio University Athletic Training Program promotes and advances the athletic training profession through academics, scholarship, and practice. In addition to striving for excellence in education, research, and clinical care, the program provides athletic training services to medically under-served rural communities in southeastern Ohio.
Sierra Vista Regional Health Center
Located in the beautiful high desert of southeastern Arizona, Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) proudly calls Sierra Vista, Arizona home. Nestled in the San Pedro River Valley 75 miles southeast of Tucson, we enjoy spectacular mountain views and year-round temperate climate. Serving over 60,000 residents in the communities of Sierra Vista, Ft. Huachuca, and Cochise County, Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) sees more, treats more and heals more patients than anyone else in our region. Licensed by Medicare, the State of Arizona, and accredited by the Joint Commission, you will find us unequaled in southeastern Arizona.
Our collaborative approach blends the science of healing and the art of caring to reflect the spirit and compassion of the Rehabilitation Services Department as we offer an unequaled range of rehabilitation programs. As a regional provider, we serve a dynamic, comprehensive role in the delivery of health care by improving and maintaining the quality of life for our patients. We are dedicated not only to providing excellent medical care, but also to educating and advocating on behalf of our community.
Sports Medicine Program
All athletes deserve the very best sports-related care and treatment that is focused, one-on-one and state-of-the-art.SVRHC rehabilitation Sports Medicine specialists in collaboration with the Sierra Vista Medical Group (SVMG) Orthopedic, Sports Medicine surgeons work as a team to return athletes to sport as quickly and safely as possible. The physicians and therapists have extensive training in areas of surgical and non-surgical interventions of the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle. Our comprehensive programs provide expertise in injury assessment, diagnosis, surgical / non-surgical interventions, and education regarding symptoms and the expected course of the problem.
SVRHC / SVMG Sports Medicine program offers athletes a full range of services focusing on the treatment of injuries related to exercise, sports, and physically demanding "military readiness." Our specialists are skilled at caring for competitive athletes on the playing field or recreational weekend warriors, and they are also available to children injured in childhood activities such as riding their bikes.The sport medicine team will help you recover whether it is specialized accelerated physical therapy, complex advanced minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical techniques, or a combination of both. Our collaborative, team approach to sports injury allows safe, rapid recovery and return to play as quickly as possible.
Vincera Institute is an extensive service facility dedicated to the athletic core. Vincera caters to all level athletes from prevention to the onset of injury through diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. The Institute integrates scientific research, sports medicine, training, and alternative therapies to create an aggregate approach to core health and performance. All of the services at Vincera integrate to provide the best care for athletic core injuries. Vincera houses physicians clinics, ambulatory surgery center, imaging, rehabilitation, conditioning and performance, acupuncture, nutritional services, yoga, pain management, education training, basic and clinical research, and Vincera Foundation, an enterprise that supports education and community outreach.