This week's Vitals: Keeping patients ready to fight for Gold

Glen Sather Clinic's Marni Wesner shares her experience as a physician for Olympic athletes.

The Glen Sather Clinic offers a range of speciality knee and shoulder clinics to which patients can be referred. Each clinic is made up a team of experts including orthopedic surgeons, sport and exercise medicine physicians, physiotherapists. Together, they work to educate, assess and provide rehabilitation and surgical treatment options for patients. The specialty clinics include:

The Next Step Store, next to reception, sells a variety of sport medicine bracing, first-aid and rehabilitation supplies including:

  • Ankle/foot, wrist/thumb and knee braces
  • Back, shoulder and elbow supports
  • First-Aid/Rehabilitation Supplies
  • Viscosupplements

For more information, contact Cindy Wagner.

This week's Vitals: Keeping patients ready to fight for Gold

The Olympic teams representing Canada in Rio are not only groups of accomplished athletes—there are many other members behind the scenes, working to help them reach the podium. Watching over the health of the Women’s National Basketball team is Marni Wesner, one of those unseen but essential characters in these competitors' journey.

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