Sports Medicine | Faster Recovery with UnityPoint Clinic

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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UnityPoint Clinic Sports Medicine and Concussion Center

When you get injured, it's important to be supported by experts who understand your injury and are specially trained to help you get back to living an active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible. The Sports Medicine and Concussion Center specializes in the care of sports injuries and concussions, from diagnosis through recovery – all personalized to you and all in one location. Our team of experts include board-certified primary care sports medicine physicians, a neuropsychologist, physical and speech therapists, and an athletic trainer. To find out more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (515) 276-3406.

The integrated team at Sports Medicine - Urbandale and Physical Therapy - Urbandale work together to create a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to meet your individual needs and goals. Sports medicine is a specialty that focuses on non-invasive treatment options for all musculoskeletal injuries. Musculoskeletal injuries are injuries affecting the muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones. Sports medicine provides an alternative to surgical treatment options. At Sports Medicine - Urbandale our board-certified sports medicine physicians and physical therapy team have the expertise needed to get you back in the game!  

   

Our Specialties

  • Joint and muscle injuries

  • Fractures

  • Physical Therapy

  • Sports-related injuries

  • Sports performance and nutrition

  • Sprains

  • Concussion management

  • Occupational injuries

Meet Our Sports Medicine Specialists

Marc Molis, MD, FAAFP

Marc Molis, MD, FAAFP, is board-certified in sports medicine and family medicine and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Here are some additional career highlights for Dr. Molis:

  • Dr. Molis received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his sports medicine fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
  • Completed his residency with the Hinsdale Family Practice Residency Program and an internship with Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
  • Is a faculty member at Blank Children's Hospital where he helps to teach residents and is also on the  faculty at the University of Iowa.
  • Has experience in performance medicine (previously worked with the Milwaukee Ballet) and team sports medicine care. Dr. Molis currently provides his services to many Des Moines area sports teams including West Des Moines Valley High School, the Des Moines Cycling Team, Simpson College and the Des Moines Buccaneers. He also has previous experience with the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team.
  • Contributes to many sports medicine articles and books including an area that he specializes in asthma and the athlete.
  • He frequently presents lectures on Concussion Management throughout the Des Moines area.
  • Was named a 2008 Des Moines Top Doctor by DSM Magazine.

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Shawn Spooner, MD, FAAFP

Shawn Spooner, MD, FAAFP, is board-certified in sports medicine and family medicine. Here are some additional career highlights for Dr. Spooner:

  • Dr. Spooner received his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed his residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.
  • Completed his sports medicine fellowship with the United States Navy at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California. 
  • Has practiced operational military and sports medicine with the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Special Forces.  Experience includes overseas work in Korea and Afghanistan.
  • Has experience in performance medicine. Dr. Spooner currently provides his services to many Des Moines area sports teams including: Chow's Gymnastics & Dance, ADM High School, Grandview University and the Des Moines Buccaneers.
  • Research interests include injury risk prediction and prevention, post-concussion care and recovery.  Has studied and published work on post-concussion recovery, balance screening, and the effect of exercise on human immune response to illness.
  • Certified to administer the formal Functional Movement Screen (FMS), an injury risk prediction tool.  Works with athletes and active individuals to prevent injury through proactive corrective exercise.
  • Administers the FUSIONETICS athlete performance system, a program designed to prevent injury, enhance recovery and maximize performance.
  • Is a certified/licensed level III U.S. Cycling Coach.

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Partnerships

UnityPoint Clinic Sports Medicine is proud to partner with the following athletic teams and organizations. 

Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Des Moines Ballet Grand View Vikings 
ADM  Des Moines Buccaneers  Simpson College