Injury Prevention Program | Sports Medicine Services

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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Prevent Injury, Enhance Recovery, Maximize Performance

At UnityPoint Health, we coordinate the care of athletes and active individuals within our network of sports medicine providers, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other allied health professionals to ensure the best outcome for health and overall wellness.

Fusionetics

Fusionetics

The Fusionetics Performance System utilizes an efficient three step process to measure and monitor individuals' movement, functional performance and recovery status – which are directly linked to injury risk and on-field or on-the-job performance potential.

Movement Matters

Nearly half of all sports related injuries and occupational injuries are due to overuse and non-contact incidents. Many of these injuries are preventable if risk factors are identified through testing and proper training programs are implemented.

The largest risk factors for non-contact injuries in sports and physical occupations are:

  • Previous injury
  • Poor movement efficiency and control
  • Imbalance in flexibility, movement and strength between right and left sides of the body.

Know Your Score

Scoring is measured on a scale of 0-100 (Low-High) and is used to establish baselines, monitor progress and understand  status to improve decision making.

  • Imbalances and limitations within movement patterns are markers we test because these identify great risk of injury for individuals involved in exercise/activities and even the stress of daily life. 
Read why you should get tested

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Functional Movement Screen

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) evaluates seven fundamental movement patterns that are key to normal function. Through testing these movement patterns, the FMS is able to identify weaknesses and asymmetries that may increase chances of an injury. FMS has been shown to reduce both risk factors for injuries and costs associated with injuries when they happen.

  • Takes less than 10 minutes
  • Provides FMS experts with the information they need to customize workouts that meet your needs.
  • Tracks your progress
  • Gets you moving right!
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