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Sports Medicine Clinic to offer immediate treatment to injured athletes Saturday mornings

Sports Medicine Clinic to offer immediate treatment to injured athletes Saturday mornings

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) — A clinic on Saturday morning is scheduled to treat injured athletes soon.

According to a Mayo Clinic Health System press release, injured athletes can receive immediate diagnosis and treatment during the Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinic walk-in at Mayo Clinic Health System at 1400 Bellinger Street in Eau Claire.

The clinic is planned to be open on Saturday 20 August – October. 15, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on the fourth floor of the Orthopedic Center. The Clinic aims to help athletes who were injured during training or events earlier in the week.

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“Getting injured and off duty is frustrating for athletes,” said Amy Rantala, MD, a sports medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. “Through the Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinic, athletes have quick access to an entire team of medical specialists trained to get them back in the game.”

Mayo Clinic Health System says in their press release that fees apply at each location and insurance will be charged. Parental consent is required for any treatment. Mayo Clinic Health System also notes that Saturday clinics are not intended for concussion screenings or evaluations.

For more information about sports medicine services at Mayo Clinic Health System, visit the Mayo Clinic Health System website or call Mayo Clinic Health System at 715-838-6161.

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