FHN Offering Walk-In Sports Injury Clinics Saturday Mornings

FREEPORT, Ill., August 16, 2016 — Whether it’s a twinge in your volleyball player’s shoulder, a sore ankle for your football player or your tennis player’s achy elbow, sports injuries shouldn’t be taken lightly.

Orthopaedic specialist Gregory Dammann, MD and the FHN Rehab Services team will offer free sports injury evaluations at a series of Saturday morning walk-in sports injury clinics this fall. Check in at the Orthopaedics department at FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport with your student athlete (a parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18) from 8 – 9 a.m. Saturdays August 27 through Oct. 22 for a free evaluation.

If the injury is a simple strain, our team will advise you on home care and you can be on your way. If it’s a more serious injury, you’ve taken the first step toward recovery. Necessary x-rays, supplies, and follow-up visits will be charged accordingly.

For more information, visit www.fhn.org or call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 934.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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