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Sports Medicine

 LeConte Medical Center Sports Medicine

The LeConte Sports Medicine program features certified athletic trainers (ATCs). These educated and skilled health care professionals provide sports injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation.

Sports Injury Hotline
Our Sports Injury Hotline benefits anyone who gets hurt playing in organized sports. We also cater to "weekend warriors" with questions about chronic injuries. ATCs from LeConte Therapy Centers are available to answer callers' questions.

These professionals educate callers on the best way to care for their injury until a doctor can see them. ATCs can determine if an injury needs immediate medical attention.

To reach the Sports Injury Hotline day or night, call 865.755.5742.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - High School Athletic Screenings scheduled

LeConte Sports Medicine is gearing up for our annual pre-participation athletic screenings! All student athletes in Sevier County are required by the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) to have a pre-participation screening in order to be eligible for tryouts or practices for the 2011-2012 school year.

The TSSAA requires that these pre-participation screenings take place between May 1 – August 30 annually in order to participate in athletics in the coming school year.

LeConte Sports Medicine will hold pre-participation screenings for all high school student athletes in Sevier County on:
• Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., at Seymour High School
• Thursday, May 5, 2011, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., at Sevier County High School.

The cost for the pre-participation screening is $10. Registration and HIPAA forms should be completed prior to arriving for your screening, and can be downloaded at

A parent’s signature is required on these forms, and we ask that you please complete the forms and sign prior to the screening time. The student athlete should bring the forms with them to the screening site.

For more information about the pre-participation screenings you can speak with the Athletic Trainer at your High School, or contact the LeConte Sports Medicine office at 865.429.6538.

LeConte Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers
Sevier County High School: Rissa Andres, ATC/LAT
Pigeon Forge High School: Jay Smith, ATC/L
Seymour High School: Josh Gallimore, MBA, ATC, LAT
Gatlinburg-Pittman High School/LeConte Sports Medicine Coordinator: Scott Byrd, ATC, LAT

It is our continued pleasure to care for the student athletes in our community. Count on LeConte as your healthcare partner!