Dr. Alissa Wicklund Joins OCR as Sports Concussion Specialist

For Immediate Release: June 30, 2014

Contact: Armi Hall, 970-419-7140, info@orthohealth.com

Dr. Alissa Wicklund Joins OCR as Our Sports Concussion Specialist

FORT COLLINS, Colo. –еКDr. Alissa Wicklund has joined the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies as its first sports concussion specialist dedicated to working with athletes in all team and individual sports throughout northern Colorado, Wyoming, and western Nebraska.

Appointments with Dr. Wicklund may be made at OCR‰ЫЄs offices in Fort Collins and Loveland. Call 970-419-7050 or 1-800-722-7441.еК

She treats patients with lingering symptoms following a concussion, as well as individuals who have suffered multiple concussions during their lifetime or athletic career.

Dr. Wicklund is seeing patients at OCR after eight years in private practice as a neuropsychologist and concussion specialist in the Chicago area.

‰ЫПWe are very pleased to have Alissa add her specialization to OCR and help us expand our sports medicine program,‰Ыќ said Dr. Rocci Trumper, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

Dr. Wicklund will work with OCR‰ЫЄsеКsports medicine physicians, certified athletic trainers, and other staffеК in providing concussion diagnosis and treatment for athletes. She will also work with their coaches, teams, and family members.

‰ЫПI love working with athletes to help them return as safely as possible to their sport and other activities,‰Ыќ Dr. Wicklund said.

Dr. Wicklund holds board certification in her specialty of neuropsychology.

She earned a PhD from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2004. She also completed a two-year program of specialized training in neuropsychology at the Northwestern medical school.

She is a member of the Sports Neuropsychology Society, and has received additional specialized training in treating sports concussions.

Dr. Wicklund is a member of several other professional associations and has published numerous articles in professional journals as well as book chapters in her specialty.

Outside of her professional work, she enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, and attending sporting events with her husband and their three children.


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