The clinic is open from 8am to noon every Saturday during football season at Orthopaedic Specialists, 3rd floor, 1717 Oak Park Blvd., adjacent to Memorial Hospital. No appointment necessary. Parking is available in the hospital's elevated parking facility.
The types of injuries seen at the Saturday sports clinic are often fractures, ankle sprains, knee injuries, and hip injuries. It is open to all athletes, regardless of age, who have been injured in any sport.
Dr. David Drez, orthopedic surgeon and the associate director of sports medicine at Memorial has been joined by Dr. Brett Cascio, orthopedic surgeon and Memorial's new medical director of sports medicine, who was fellowship-trained in sports medicine at the prestigious Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado, along with Dr. Scott Hofer, one of the first 500 orthopedists nationwide to receive a subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Using the latest high-speed technology, the sports medicine specialists can x-ray an injury and have the results in minutes so treatment can begin in the shortest amount of time.