- By Rhoda Madson
Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine to offer walk-in Saturday sports injury clinic
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will provide a Saturday-morning injury clinic for Rochester-area middle school, high school and college athletes injured during recent sports activities. This includes all athletes from schools in Southeast Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa.
The clinic will be open each Saturday between Sept. 7 and Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon on the third floor of Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester.
Appointments are preferred. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine at 507-266-6690, starting at 7:30 a.m. each Saturday. The last walk-in patient will be accepted at 11 a.m. Insurance will be billed for these visits.
Two physicians, a physical therapist and an athletic trainer will staff the clinic. Care options may include X-rays, splinting, bracing, crutch instruction, concussion evaluation and treatment, and rehabilitation.
Athletes under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
For more information, contact Chad Eickhoff, supervisor of Athletic Training Services, at 507-266-3461.
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- Rhoda Madson, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, firstname.lastname@example.org