- Acute sports injuries (sprains, fractures)
- Overuse injuries (tendonitis, bursitis)
- Head injuries (concussion)
- Heat injuries (heat stroke)
- Athletes with chronic illness (asthma, diabetes, heart disease) and how their illness is affected by exercise
- Nutrition and the use of supplements
- Developing a safe exercise plan for obese or sedentary patients
- Substance abuse of performance-enhancing drugs
- Teaching proper form and technique to reduce the chance of injury
We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Gold Compass 1000 near Altoona, PA.
Dr. David Junkin's specialties are foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Junkin attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Temple University for his residency. He has a special interest in knee problems, shoulder surgery, and knee surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Junkin is affiliated with UPMC Altoona.
Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, Lower Extremity Problems, Upper ... (Read more)
Dr. Jack Rocco's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. Dr. Rocco has indicated that his clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and lower extremity problems. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. In addition to English, Dr. Rocco (or staff) speaks Japanese and Italian. He is affiliated with UPMC Altoona and Carolinas HealthCare System.
Clinical interests: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lower Extremity Problems, Upper Extremity Problems
Dr. Eric Kephart's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine; he sees patients in Altoona, PA. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Altoona. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Altoona Regional Health System's residency program. Dr. Kephart honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.
Dr. Shawn Saylor practices family medicine and sports medicine. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After completing medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Saylor performed his residency at Conemaugh Health System. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Altoona.