Sports Medicine Provider named for Columbus Premier Soccer League

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Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence partners with Columbus Premier Soccer League to provide world class orthopedic care to hundreds of the areas best soccer players. On site certified athletic training and priority access to sports medicine surgeons and specialists will be provided for all clubs and players in the league.

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"I am passionate about soccer. Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence is excited about this partnership and look forward to contributing our resources in areas of injury prevention, athletic training coverage, and access to our physicians and services."

Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence announces a new partnership with the Columbus Premier Soccer League to provide sports medicine services to all league teams and players. The physicians and rehabilitation team at Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence will provide an on site certified athletic trainer at all league games, as well as access to the center's satellite training room located at the Resolute Athletic Complex in Easton.

Dr. Peter H. Edwards Jr., sports medicine surgeon with Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence has a passion for soccer evident in the decades he has provided sports medicine care for the soccer community. Over the last 20 years he has served as team physician for the The Columbus Crew, The U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams and many local soccer clubs. He adds, "I am passionate about soccer. Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence is excited about partnering with this league and look forward to contributing our resources in areas of injury prevention, athletic training, and access to our physicians and services."

The Columbus Premier Soccer League is the top-flight amateur soccer association for adults in Central Ohio. The Premier League provides top-notch competition for hundreds of the area's best players and is sanctioned by the Southern Ohio Adult Soccer Association (SOASA), the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The Premier League currently hosts two divisions of mens open teams and plays all of its matches at The Soccer Fields at Easton.

Columbus Premier League President Jeff Berman says: “We are very excited about this new partnership with the Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence. It will be a tremendous benefit to our players to have access to the certified athletic trainers from Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence during our matches. Obviously, we hope there won’t be injuries to our players, but if there are, then we will be fortunate enough to have at our disposal the expertise and support of Dr. Edwards and the Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence. The Columbus Premier League is just that – the ‘premier’ soccer association in Central Ohio – and this partnership with the Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence further solidifies that status.”

About The Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence:
World Class Care, First Class Caring; this is the motto of the physicians and staff of Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence. With the largest number of board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and specialists under one roof in central Ohio, Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence has one simple mission: to help people.

With a comprehensive approach to orthopedics, Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence offers the complete spectrum of expert care from diagnosis to surgery to complete physical therapy and rehabilitation. The team includes surgeons and specialists in areas of spine, physical medicine, total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity. For more information visit http://www.ohio-ortho.com.

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