Sports Medicine in the News
Ethics in a Changing World
PATS and Geisinger Sports Medicine will host a workshop with CEU opportunity Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, 7:30 am – 3 pm (5.5 CEU) designed to help certified athletic trainers understand their ethical code and how to act in the role of the mandatory reporter. Click for more information on speakers and how to register (.pdf) for the workshop. Click for full story
Back to fall sports with WNEP’s Newswatch 16
Geisinger’s program manager Roxanna Larsen, MS, LAT, ATC, and athletic Trainer Adam Tomassacci, LAT, ATC, discuss back to fall sports practices with WNEP’s Newswatch 16. Click for full story
Little League baseball and related injuries
Geisinger’s Dr. Dan Feldmann comments on Little League Baseball and throwing injuries with WNEP’s Newswatch 16. Click for full story
Sports medicine physician joins GWV
Jason Scotti, M.D., fellowship-trained sports medicine physician, has joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Click for full story
Concussions with WNEP’s Newswatch 16
Sports medicine physician at Geisinger Medical Center’s Lake Scranton facility, Dr. Jason Scotti discusses Concussions with WNEP’s Newswatch 16. Click for full story
Geisinger Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine staff offer Advance Track Educational Symposium
“Emergency Management of Athletic Injuries” May 30 – June 1. Click for full story
Weekend warriors can combat injury with appropriate training
Busy work weeks leave many people cramming workouts into a few weekend hours. While finding time to remain active is vital to one’s health, engaging in a week’s worth of physical activity solely on the weekends can put you at greater risk for injury. Click to read full story.
Looking to Get Active?
Geisinger Sports Medicine sponsors the River Towns Race Series, which hosts a variety of races from running to biking and 5Ks to marathons, spanning the spring, summer and fall seasons. These races can be found in various locations in Central Pennsylvania from Wyalusing, Lewisburg, Shamokin and many more.
Need another good reason to get out there and get active? Wilkes-Barre Racing is hosting races this fall to raise money for the "Dave Thomas for Adoptions Fund." These races include a half marathon, 10K, and 1-mile run. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start training.
Platelet Gel Therapy
Geisinger is a national leader in using Platelet Rich Plasma to improve outcomes. Click here to learn more.
Learn about the benefits of choosing Geisinger Sports Medicine from one local athlete and Chief of Sports Medicine, Daniel Feldmann, MD. Read more.
JJ Outlaw's Story
Learn about the benefits of choosing Geisinger Sports Medicine from one local athlete and Director of Sports Medicine, William Krywicki, MD. Read more.
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Physical fitness and recreation are important ingredients in a well-rounded lifestyle. Part of being a successful athlete includes recognizing your limitations, allowing your body to rest and recuperate properly, and providing it with sufficient nutrition and hydration. In training and competition, risk of injury can be minimized with injury prevention education. When an injury does occur, you want to make sure it is handled by professional physicians with a holistic philosophy who respect the unique needs of an athlete.
We specialize in helping student and professional athletes as well as weekend warriors!
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At Geisinger Sports Medicine, our experienced team of sports injury specialists improves the capabilities of sports medicine, one patient at a time, with our comprehensive injury services. From diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and recovery, our goal is to help you get back in the game – quickly and safely – with quality care you can count on.
To request an appointment with a Geisinger Sports Medicine specialist, please call the Danville Office at 1-866-414-4988 or the Wilkes-Barre Office at 1-800-921-1467
Don’t let an injury keep you on the bench. Schedule your Geisinger Sports Medicine appointment today.