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STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries

May 8, 2024

 
Dear Coaches, 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 2024. 

  

Linus Igbokwe, M.D. and Kyle Planchard, M.D., associates of 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.)

May 15

May 29

June 12
Dr. Cain
July 3

July 24
Dr. Cain

Additionally, we strongly encourage area secondary school athletes to obtain their pre-participation physical examination with their primary care physician.  Currently, we plan on conducting pre-participation physical examinations for area secondary school athletes on Saturday, July 27th from 8:00 to 11:00 A.M. in Math & Science Building on Bibb Graves Drive.  Teams or individuals may be scheduled for physical examinations on this date by returning this form to me prior to July 23, 2024.  Please note that this will be the only time this year that we will be providing pre-participation physical examinations for area high school athletes.  Patients on a very limited basis 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 medical history/physical examination form signed by their parents/guardian.  Without this signed form we will not be able to provide a physical examination.

Following this date, our physicians will resume their weekly schedule of seeing athletes and patients on Wednesdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on August 7, 2024.

 

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 whenever possible.  Our Center is usually open in the summer Monday - Thursday, 8:00-4:00 and on Fridays by appointment only.  Appointments are encouraged and may be scheduled for these times (or other times and dates if necessary) by calling us at (205) 652-3450.  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 at http://at.uwa.edu/mddates.asp.  Please check this site as needed throughout the year for related information and updates.

Sincerely,
 
R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC
Director of Athletic Training & Sports Medicine
 
R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC 652-3714
Joni Maddox, DAT, ATC 652-3455
Andrea Wilson, MS, ATC 652-5436
Hudson Byrnes, MS, ATC 652-5485
Taylor Ramsey, MAT, ATC 652-3452
Jordan Hall, MAT, ATC 652-3696
Candice Keene, DPT, ATC 652-3479

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Dr. R. T. Floyd, Director
UWA Station 14
Livingston, AL  35470
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rtf@uwa.edu