Stroll-in clinic for younger athletes is again on the Franciscan Doctor Community Main Care & Sports activities Drugs Lafayette
Friday, August 13, 2021 4:00 a.m.
Starting this Saturday, August 14th, middle and high school athletes with acute injuries that have occurred in the past 72 hours can visit the Franciscan Physician Network Primary Care & Sports Medicine in Lafayette for its walk-in clinic. The clinic will allow walk-ins until autumn sports start, with the last day being Saturday, October 23rd. Check-in is available between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. (EST).
When a young patient comes to the walk-in clinic, one of the resident physicians, Emily E. Krodel, MD, or Greg A. Rowdon, MD, will perform an initial examination and diagnose and treat acute injuries that have occurred within the past 72 hours appeared . They will also work with the sports medicine team at the sports school to ensure a safe return to their sport.
Injuries that can be treated in the clinic include:
• Sprains and strains
• Hand, wrist, shoulder, ankle, or knee injuries
• Possible broken bones
• Other sports injuries
• X-ray on site
• Supporting, pouring and splints
• Accelerated MRI available
• Special recommendations
The clinic is first come, first served. Patients who are checked in by 9:00 a.m. will be treated on that day. Benefits are covered by most insurance plans, but patients should check with their insurance company prior to arrival.
Due to time constraints, an appointment for the assessment of concussions and chronic injuries is required during normal office hours on working days: Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Franciscan Physician Network Primary Care & Sports Medicine walk-in clinic is located in Suite 100A in the Lafayette family’s YMCA at 3001 S. Creasy Lane in Lafayette. For more information, please call (765) 420-5800.
Via the Franciscan Network of Doctors
Franciscan Physician Network is a division of the Franciscan Alliance based in Mishawaka, Indiana. To learn more about the Western Indiana network of primary and specialty care services, visit FranciscanDocs.org.
Franciscan Physician Network has local offices in Lafayette, West Lafayette, Crawfordsville, Rensselaer, Monticello, and Logansport.
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