OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogden Clinic is adding sports medicine to its list of specialties, making it the 21st specialty to be offered by the clinic. The specialty will open on August 7 at Ogden Clinic's Professional Center South location at 4700 Harrison Boulevard in Ogden. Ogden Clinic's sports medicine specialists will provide treatment for sports injuries, arthritis, neck pain, back pain, concussions and joint stiffness.
"We're thrilled to add sports medicine to Ogden Clinic's growing list of specialties," said Ogden Clinic CEO Paul Schofield. "We believe it will be a tremendous asset to active families in our area. Our sports medicine specialists will work closely with our orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and primary care physicians to provide the most comprehensive athletic and active-lifestyle healthcare in Northern Utah."
The sports medicine specialty will be directed by Ogden Clinic physician, Dr. Brett Martindale.
Dr. Martindale has a special interest in sports medicine. After receiving his undergraduate education from Brigham Young University, Dr. Martindale went on to the Ohio State University to obtain his doctorate in medicine. He returned to Utah to complete a residency at McKay-Dee Hospital followed by a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Utah Valley Hospital.
"Sports medicine isn't just for high-level athletes," said Dr. Martindale. "Sports medicine benefits patients of all ages and athletic ability. It addresses a wide range of injuries, from acute injuries like sprains and dislocations to overuse injuries like stress fractures and tendonitis. Sports medicine also provides non-surgical solutions for chronic pain and other issues. I look forward to providing these services to people across Northern Utah."
To learn more about Ogden Clinic's sports medicine specialty, please visit http://www.ogdenclinic.com/Specialties/Sports-Medicine.
About Ogden Clinic
Named a Top-ten Workplace in Utah, Ogden Clinic is a physician-owned, multi-specialty group practice that has grown to 16 locations with more than 120 healthcare providers in 21 specialties. Ogden Clinic proudly accepts nearly all insurance plans.
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