The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced its official medical providers for the 2012 season. The chosen companies will play an essential role in caring for the welfare of the national team athletes as a part of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing high performance athletic programs at both its Utah-based Center of Excellence training center and at official medical providers around the country. They will cover all major events and offer medical services to injured athletes at discounted rates.
“Our medical health care providers and partners play a vital role in providing Best in the World care that our athletes need. The reason that the USSA receives so many accolades regarding athlete care is directly related to these relationships, clinical contributions and willingness by our medical providers to travel to help our athletes,” says USSA Medical Director Kyle Wilkens.
The following is the list of participating medical and healthcare partners: Medical Providers Advanced Dentistry (Park City, UT), Barton Health (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Desert Orthopedics (Bend, OR), Howard Head Sports Medicine (Vail, CO), Intermountain Healthcare, McKay-Dee Hospital Center, Sports Medicine (Ogden, UT), James Harding, DDS (Vail, CO), Mammoth Hospital (Mammoth Mountain, CA), Mt Tam Orthopedics (Larkspur, CA), Olympic Physical Therapy (Seattle, WA), Park City Healthcarw (Park City), UT Rebound Physical Therapy (Bend, OR), Rosenberg Cooley Metcalf (Park City, UT), Salt Lake MRI (Salt Lake City, UT), Saco Bay Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (Saco, ME), St. Luke’s Sports Medicine, (Boise, ID), Yampa Valley Medical Center (Steamboat Springs, CO), The Steadman Clinic (Vail, CO), Vail Valley Medical Center (Vail, CO), Washington Orthopaedic, (Centralia, WA).
And a list of medical equipment providers: DJO Global (Orthepedic devices) Exos, Corp. (Braces) Global Rescue (Global medical evacuation), Kinesio (Medical supplies)