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Tuesday October 15, 2019
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October 2019 - Volume 16 - Issue 4

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MEMORIAL SPORTS MEDICINE CENTER SELECTED AS THE OFFICIAL SPORTS MEDICINE PROVIDER FOR BROWARD COLLEGE ATHLETICS

July 30, 2019 -  The Memorial Sports Medicine Center has been selected by Broward College to provide medical support services and athletic trainers for its sports programs. As part of the agreement, student athletes will also receive pre-participation physicals from Memorial’s multi-disciplinary team of physicians. 
 
The school currently has eight team sports and nearly 150 athletes that will be covered by the Center. Two certified athletic trainers will be present at all Broward College home games and will provide office-hour coverage of training rooms on campus, maintaining direct communication with the treating physicians at the Memorial Sports Medicine Center. Sports that will receive medical services include men’s baseball, basketball, and soccer, as well as women’s basketball, tennis, volleyball, softball, and soccer. 
 
Broward College becomes the third institution to align its sports programs with the Memorial Sports Medicine Center, following Florida Memorial University and ASA College.   
 
The Memorial Sports Medicine Center is a fully-integrated, multi-disciplinary program based at Memorial Regional Hospital South consisting of specialists in orthopaedic surgery, primary care sports medicine and sports physiatry, sports cardiology, and sports medicine physical therapy. The program provides injury care, treatment for chronic musculoskeletal conditions, and routine checkups that include cardiac screening for athletes, performing artists, first responders, and other active adults. Specialists provide nonsurgical as well as advanced surgical care for injuries and conditions affecting bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. The program also offers health and wellness care, including injury prevention strategies.
 
To learn more about Broward County’s only comprehensive adult sports medicine program and the care provided by board-certified, fellowship-trained doctors, or to schedule an appointment, call 954-265-8326.
 
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