We want to get you to where you need to be, without spending extra time and attending unnecessary appointments along the way. Our Sports Medicine Physicians are here to guide you through the best route of care for your injury or illness in a fluid manner.
Rebound houses Sports Medicine Physicians who have additional specialized training for the prevention and treatment of sports and physical activity related injuries. They work with both acute and chronic injuries and provide assistance with diagnosis, additional testing and specialized treatment recommendations.
You will visit with these doctors if you are seeking care at our Southern Alberta Acute Knee Injury Clinic, or the Southern Alberta Concussion Clinic. There are four Sports Medicine doctors that work as part of our multidisciplinary team at Rebound:
Dr. Martina Frostad
BSc, MD, CCFP (SEM), FCFP, DipSportMed
Dr. Joel Weaver PC
MD, CCFP, FCFP (COE) (SEM), DipSportMed
Dr. Ron Garnett
MD, CCFP (EM), FCFP, DipSportMed, ARCT
Dr. Kami Makar
Dr. Steven Kwan, Orthopaedic Surgeon.
B.Sc., M.D. FRCS(C)
Dr. Ed Schwartzenburger, Orthopaedic Surgeon.
Office hours are by appointment for our orthopaedic surgeons at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital and Rebound Health Centre locations.
Phone: (403) 329-2059 Fax: (403) 329-2106.
The Southern Alberta Concussion Clinic consists of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to assessing and treating patients who are recovering from an acute concussion, or have ongoing post-concussion syndrome.
The Assessment is an hour long and is performed by an Athletic Therapist during the first 45 minutes, and followed by a Sports Medicine Physician for the remaining 15 minutes. The initial assessment is aimed at determining if a concussion is present and developing a treatment plan.
To best treat and manage the concussion, if present, the following will be reviewed:
Based on the results of the assessment and input from the affected individual, a treatment plan will be developed to ensure that the plan is feasible, accessible, and realistic for the injury and life circumstances.
The clinic will also help coordinate academic and work accommodations, monitor the recovery process to ensure the effectiveness of the treatment plan, and will provide clearance for sports, physical activities, and certain workplace tasks.
Treatments that may be offered through the Concussion Clinic include:
There is NO referral needed to be seen by the Concussion Clinic. First-time appointments are covered by Alberta Health Services (AHS).Concussion Clinic Intake Form
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