After the Lights - Every Friday night through Oct. 26

Athletes who get hurt during a Friday night sport or activity can go to After the Lights, a Friday night clinic offered at Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine, 398 N. Blue Jay Drive, Liberty (behind Dick's Sporting Goods).

The only clinic of its kind in the Northland, After the Lights is offered 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. every Friday night through Oct. 26.

  • Injured athletes may see a physician - without going through an emergency room or waiting until Monday.
  • An orthopedic surgeon will be available.
  • No appointments necessary.
  • Digital X-ray services are available at the clinic.
  • If needed, an MRI can be performed at Liberty Hospital.

While the focus is on football injuries, After the Lights is open to all athletes, who participate in any sport or activity who are injured on a Friday night. This includes cheerleading, dance, marching band, soccer, baseball/softball, volleyball and more.

Recovery

  • Athletes receive care the same night of the injury and leave the clinic with a plan for recovery.
  • Physicians from OSI - Orthopedic Surgeons Inc. - operate the clinic in conjunction with Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine and The Liberty Clinic.
  • Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine will offer Monday morning appointments for physical therapy ordered after a visit to the After the Lights clinic.

Michael Justice, D.O., medical director of Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine and orthopedic surgeon at OSI, provides sideline coverage during a Liberty High School football game.

“It’s a nice option for families to be able to bypass the emergency room and see someone who has the ability and training to manage an athlete’s injury" -Michael Justice, D.O., medical director for Liberty Hospital Sports Medicine

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