With a commitment to health and wellness, Health Pointe is excited to be teaming up with the Brainy Day Trail Run as the official Healthcare partner.
Given we’re running for hydrocephalus awareness, having Health Pointe join the Brainy Day team this year is a natural fit.
Dr. Kyle Snell and his wife Abby both finished in the Top 20 at the 2018 Brainy Day 10K Trail Run.
Health Pointe Sports Medicine Team
Kyle Snell, DO
2018 Brainy Day 10K Finish Time – 42:35
Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine, Dr. Kyle Snell enjoys seeing athletes of all ages and skill levels. He specializes in non-operative Sports Medicine, offering both prevention and treatment for a wide variety of sports-related injuries. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing. He completed his family medicine residency at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing and his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Michigan State University. Dr. Snell’s other clinical interests include preventative medicine and osteopathic manual medicine.
Courtney Erickson-Adams, MD
Board Certified in Sports Medicine, Dr. Courtney Erickson-Adams works closely with athletes and active-lifestyle patients. Dr. Erickson-Adams is specially trained to provide non-operative treatment options for sports-related and active lifestyle injuries including concussions, fracture management, and overuse and misuse conditions. Dr. Erickson-Adams completed her Sports Medicine Fellowship at Michigan State University.
Bruce Stewart, MD, MBA
In the case that an athlete needs surgery for their injury, Health Pointe has an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Bruce Stewart specializes in Sports Medicine. Dr. Stewart uses minimally invasive techniques and arthroscopy to treat complex injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle. He has extensive training and experience that includes caring for athletes.
Common Running Injuries
Dr. Kyle Snell and Dr. Erickson Adams
Are you training for your first 5K? Or are you a seasoned runner? Maybe you’re somewhere in between. No matter where you are in your running journey, injuries can happen. Watch sports medicine physicians, Dr. Courtney Erickson-Adams and Dr. Kyle Snell, as they talk about common running injuries and what you can do to prevent them.
IT Band Syndrome: DIY treatments vs. seeking medical attention
By: Courtney Erickson-Adams, MD – Sports Medicine
One of the most common culprits of hip and knee pain in active people is the IT band! Here you will find some information that may help you if you think you may have IT band syndrome:
Question: What is the IT band?
Answer: IT band stands for Iliotibial band. This describes its anatomic position in the body. It starts at the Iliac crest (the top of the pelvic bone; your waist sits just above this bone) and stretches down the outside of the thigh to the tibia (shin bone).
Health Pointe’s Sports Medicine care team has you covered from head to toe. Services include but are not limited to:
- Diagnosis and care of all sports-related injuries
- On-site CT Scans, X-Ray, Ultrasound and MRI
- Advanced management of concussions
- Same day appointments
- Fracture care
- Sprains and strains
- Casts and splints
- Prescriptions for bracing, orthotics and medications
- Overuse and misuse conditions
- Onsite physical therapy