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Marshall Medical Center provides free sports physicals to student athletes

Friday, May 18, 2012

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Pictured are (l-r) MMC Physical Therapy Director Jamie Davis and certified athletic trainers Gregg Cloutier, Megan Koontz and Andrea Roberson who helped to conduct the recent sports physicals clinics. Photo Submitted
LEWISBURG, Tenn. -- More than 350 Marshall County student athletes participated in clinics offering free sports physicals at Marshall Medical Center (MMC) in recent weeks. The clinics, offered on April 25 for high school athletes and on May 3 for middle school students, were coordinated by the Physical Therapy Department at MMC.

Physicians on the MMC medical staff were joined by physical therapists, athletic trainers and nurses to conduct the free screenings for student athletes. According to MMC Physical Therapy Director Jamie Davis, 244 high school students and 122 middle school students were screened during the clinics.

Special thanks go to Jeffrey Adams, M.D., Scott McCall, M.D., Kanthi Narra, M.D., Timothy Nash, M.D., and Denise Werner, M.D., physician assistant Emily Kyle, family nurse practitioners Melissa Moore and Robert Reeves of Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic, family nurse practitioner Erin White with PCL Express, and MMC staff members.

The MMC Physical Therapy Department provides athletic training coverage to each school in Marshall County on a year-round basis. For more information about physical therapy services at MMC, call 931.270.3676.

Marshall Medical Center, an affiliate of Maury Regional Medical Center, offers a 24-hour emergency department as well as surgical, primary care and diagnostic services. Marshall Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and has 27 physicians on the medical staff. For more information, visit mauryregional.com/MMC.htm.