Sports Therapy joins UPHS Rehab

MARQUETTE — UP Health System announced that Marquette Orthopedic & Sports Therapy has joined UP Health System Rehab Services. UP Health System Rehab Services is managed by UP Rehab Services, LLC of Marquette.

Marquette Orthopedic & Sports Therapy has offered general orthopedic and sports physical therapy services to the community since its opening in 2005.

Brian Sinotte, CEO of UPHS-Marquette, said in a news release: “We are very excited about our newest partners and their talented therapy team. They have a dedicated staff and a long-standing commitment to outstanding customer-centered patient care. They will be a great addition to UP Health System Rehab Services.”

Russ Tripp, CEO and co-owner of UP Rehab Services, said: “We are excited that MOST chose to partner with UPHS Rehab Services and UP Rehab Services to continue to provide high-quality patient care throughout the Upper Peninsula, and we look forward to working alongside so many talented clinicians with excellent reputations and achieving superior patient outcomes.”

Several local organizations earlier had announced plans to collaboratively provide regional sports medicine and training services, athletic training, physical therapy, hand therapy and education program studies all under one roof in Marquette. UP Health System, UP Rehab Services, Northern Michigan University, and Advanced Center for Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery will occupy a new, state-of-the-art, comprehensive sports medicine complex, which will serve the entire Upper Peninsula.

Healthcare-related services to be initially provided at the facility include orthopedic care, sports medicine, physical therapy, back and spine specialty services, hand therapy, aquatic therapy and rehabilitation services, athletic performance enhancement, corporate wellness programs, exercise science and sports training services and a fitness gym.

Kurt Kerry, owner of Marquette Orthopedic & Sports Therapy, said: “While our patients will continue to receive the same expert, compassionate care from our therapy team, we look forward to working with this dynamic therapy team and eventually being a part of the new sports medicine facility opening across the street.”

For the immediate future, the newly acquired MOST clinic will continue to remain open in its current location and serve their patients. The new sports medicine facility building project is currently underway, with construction expected to be completed in February.

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