May 4, 2017
Physicians, Healthcare Personnel & Patients of the UWA Athletic Training &
Sports Medicine Center:
Please be advised of the following
information regarding sports medicine & orthopaedic patients being seen at
The University of West Alabama Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center
during the Summer of 2017.
Tad DeWald, M.D.
and Andrew Parker, M.D.,
associates of James R. Andrews,
M.D., E. Lyle Cain, M.D., and Jose (Jody) O. Ortega, M.D. from the Andrews Sports Medicine and
Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, will be at our Center in Room 216
of the James P. Homer Field House on the following
Wednesdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
to evaluate athletic
injuries and orthopaedic patients. (Dr. Cain will only
be at our Center on certain dates as indicated below.)
Additionally, we will be
conducting pre-participation physical examinations
for area secondary
school athletes on
15th from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
in Lyon Hall. Teams or individuals may be scheduled for
physical examinations on this date by returning the
linked form to me
prior to July 10,
2017. Please note that this will be the only time this year that
we will be providing pre-participation physical examinations for area high
Patients may also be scheduled to be seen by
the physicians at this time as well.
It is essential that each athlete desiring a
pre-participation physical examination be dressed in shorts and t-shirt and bring a
examination form signed by their parents/guardian.
Without this signed form we will not be able to provide a physical
After these dates the physicians will return on
Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 3:00 to
and will be available in Lyon Hall to evaluate
athletic injuries and orthopaedic problems at this time.
Following this date, our physicians will resume their
schedule of seeing athletes and patients on Wednesdays from
on August 9, 2017.
If you have injured athletes and patients that you
would like for us to see at other times and dates we will be happy to comply
Our Center is usually open in the summer
Monday - Thursday, 8:00-4:00 and on Fridays by appointment
only (except June 26-29 when we will be closed due to professional
meetings). Appointments are encouraged and may be scheduled for these times (or
other times and dates if necessary) by calling us at
Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.
We are now placing this information and any future updates on our web site
Please check this site as needed throughout the year for related
information and updates.
R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC
Director of Athletic Training & Sports Medicine
R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC
Montgomery, MAT, ATC
Davenport, MS, ATC
Wilson, MS, ATC
Racheal Lawler, MS, ATC
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