CHARLOTTE, NC - This week, Presbyterian Sports Medicine experts will provide care to athletes from around the globe, who are in Charlotte to compete in the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series 2012. Spots in this year’s London Olympic Games are at stake. The series runs Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, March 11 at the Grady Cole Center, Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center and Memorial Stadium.
Presbyterian Sports Medicine will provide certified athletic trainers and physical therapists at each venue and will also have board-certified physicians on call 24 hours a day throughout the event to address injuries and illnesses. Physicians will be on-site at each event venue throughout the weekend. In addition, all participating athletes will have access to the Presbyterian Sports Medicine Recovery Zone, located at the Grady Cole Center, and services such as ice baths, massages and stretching.
Presbyterian Sports Medicine is a network of sports medicine experts, from primary care sports medicine, orthopaedic surgery and physical therapy to pediatric cardiology, sports nutrition and sports psychiatry. Presbyterian also partners with SwimMAC Team Elite and the Charlotte UltraSwim®, USA Canoe/Kayak and the Olympic team trials for whitewater slalom, Union County Public Schools and other organizations to provide comprehensive sports medicine care.