PCA Center for Sports Medicine operates at the
West Salem Medical Center
PCA Center for Sports Medicine
1935 West Main St.
Salem, VA 24153
Phone (540) 387-0441 Fax (540) 389-9662
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For over years, PCA’s staff has been dedicated to providing quality care to our patients.
The PCA Center for Sports Medicine is committed to bringing the high acuity approach of collegiate and professional athletic and orthopedic medicine to every patient. Whether you are a high school athlete, college athlete, “weekend warrior”, seasoned marathoner, or just someone who “over-did it”, we use the most up to date approaches for diagnosis and treatment to get you back to activity as quickly and safely as possible.
Our Sports Medicine Team
Dr. Kasmer joins PCA from the Cleveland Clinic, where he served as team physician for the Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers, and Indians, as well as John Carroll University and several area high schools, as well as a broad range of other sporting events including NCAA tournaments, triathlons, and races ranging from 10-km to a 250-km multi-day ultramarathon events both nationally and internationally.
His research interests include running biomechanics, where he has published multiple articles (either see below OR link to pubmed). Upon joining PCA, he has been appointed as an associate professor at the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he will continue his research pursuits as well as academic interests. Dr. Kasmer has developed patient education literature for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, as well as expert opinion articles in Beginner Triathlete.
Dr. Kasmer’s professional interests include runner’s gait analysis, fluoroscopic lumbar spine injections, ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma injections, fracture management, sports nutrition, sports physiology, endurance athletes and concussion management. His personal athletic interests currently include running (ultramarathons), cycling, weight training, and yoga. This represents a transition from his collegiate football career, where he was honored by the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002. Other interests include nutrition, nature, and family.
PCA Center for Sports Medicine offers a variety of services for all musculoskeletal injuries from non-athlete to weekend warrior to professional athlete. Dr. Kasmer has received fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic in the most up to date and leading-edge treatment options in areas such as ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma injections, concussion management, and runner’s gait analysis. Dr. Kasmer specializes in the non-operative treatment of orthopedic injuries, including the most up to date casting and splinting techniques for non-operative fractures, as well as strains, sprains, and pulls. In addition, he has a special interest and training in acute low back pain and can provide a variety of fluoroscopic lumbar spine injections for diagnosis and treatment of low back pain.
Kelly Creasey, MS, ATC, VATL joins PCA after serving as Hollins University Head Athletic Trainer for eight years. She has also served as Athletic Trainer at William Byrd High School as well as Rockingham Memorial Hospital Outpaitent Physical Therapy, and Washington and Lee University. Kelly brings an extensive orthopedic knowledge and experience through her work at the collegiate and high school level. She has a Masters degree in Kinesiolgy and years of experience working with athletes of all types.
Kelly is a native of Roanoke. She has played collegiate soccer and enjoys running, hiking, and any other recreational sport she can do with the family.
Ethan Stang, PT grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (home of the best basketball team in the country, go Heels!!), and then attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he received his Bachelors of Science in Exercise and Sports Science. Later he attended graduate school for physical therapy at Winston Salem State University where he received his Masters in Physical Therapy. Ethan has a special interest in sports medicine including both acute and chronic conditions. As a member of the team he is works closely with Dr. Kasmer regarding sports medicine patients of all types. His professional interest include manual therapy and preventive care and instruction. His personal interests include sports of all type, working out in local gyms, and spending time with friends and family.
Greg Stewart, PT Assistant, is a graduate of Jefferson College of Health Sciences with over eight years experience in general orthopedic Physical Therapy in Southwest Virginia and in Richmond, Virginia. Greg joined Salem Physical Therapy in 2005. Interests include sports, automobiles, and exercising.
PCA Center for Sports Medicine has an experienced team of physical therapists to assist in patient rehabilitation and return to activity as quickly and safely as possible. In addition, PCA Center for Sports Medicine also has a strong partnership with the orthopedic surgeons at Lewis Gale Medical Center, Montgomery Regional Medical Center, Virginia Tech, Duke and Johns Hopkins as well as many other departments within these fine institutions should a referral be necessary.
Let PCA Center for Sports Medicine keep you healthy and get you back in your game!