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SMHC Welcomes Public to Tour New Sports Performance Center

February 23, 2018

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Specializes in providing athletes with customized care

Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is hosting an open house at its new Sports Performance Center (SPC) in Sanford. The public is invited to tour the facility, meet the staff and talk with athletes already receiving training at the SPC. SMHC will be raffling off two photographs autographed by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, three athletic evaluations with six training sessions, and athletic wear. Light refreshments will be served.
 
  • When: March 15, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: SMHC Sports Performance Center, Sanford-Springvale YMCA

 

Whether you’re a student or adult athlete looking to improve your strength and endurance, or a “weekend warrior” recovering from an injury, Southern Maine Health Care’s new Sports Performance Center in Sanford provides the specialized care athletes need to optimize performance, prevent injury and maximize recovery. SMHC opened its first Sports Performance Center in Saco in November 2014. It provides all of the athletic training for Sanford High School, Massabesic High School, Biddeford High School, Old Orchard Beach High School and Thornton Academy.
 
SMHC also offers a comprehensive concussion management program through the Sports Performance Centers, including: baseline neurocognitive testing of student athletes using ImPACT™, post assessment and cognitive testing for concussions, and full rehabilitation services in conjunction with SMHC neurologists and primary care physicians.
 
The SMHC Sports Performance Center in Sanford is open Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information call (207) 490-7700 or visit www.smhc.org/sports.
 
SMHC provides a full suite of healthcare services in Sanford, including Emergency Care – open 24/7, primary, specialty and ancillary care. In addition to the Sports Performance Center, SMHC has added or expanded the following services in Sanford since 2014: Walk-In Care – open 7 days a week, Cancer Care, Cardiology – open 5 days a week,  Pulmonology, Neurology, Women’s Health – open 5 days a week, 3D Mammography and, coming in 2019, a new Skilled Nursing Center of Excellence.
 
About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is a national award-winning healthcare system with a non-profit mission "to improve the health and health care of the communities we serve."  SMHC includes a full service, acute care medical center in Biddeford, with York County’s only inpatient mental health unit. Emergency care, surgical services, and diagnostic and therapy services are available at SMHC’s Medical Centers in Biddeford and Sanford. SMHC offers primary care and multi-specialty physician services, diagnostic and therapy services, and Walk-In Care centers in various York County communities including Biddeford, Kennebunk, Saco, Sanford, North Berwick and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited and has been recognized for quality excellence by numerous outside organizations. To learn more about SMHC and SMHC providers, visit smhc.org, https://www.youtube.com/c/smhcorgme, or https://twitter.com/SMHCHealth.

 

Photo Caption: SMHC’s new Sports Performance Center, located in the Sanford-Springvale YMCA at 1 Emile Levasseur Drive in Sanford provides athletes of all ages with customized care to help them optimize performance, prevent injury and maximize recovery.

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