Sports Medicine

Our sports medicine services treat and prevent injuries related to athletics and exercise. Our goal is to help athletes return to play and keep them on the field without incurring a repeated injury.

Our Emergency Department is available 24-7 to handle any athletic injury; an orthopedic surgeon is on-call for consultation and to quickly diagnose and manage sports injuries as needed. Our rehabilitative services team includes physical therapists who are certified athletic trainers; they are able to design a customized treatment plan to help an athlete make a full recovery.

Vision Therapy for Concussions

A teenage athlete reads cards from a concussion screening test administered by an occupational therapistOur occupational therapy team offers vision therapy to help athletes who experience a concussion or severe head injury. Many concussion symptoms and effects are vision related, including dizziness, headaches, nausea, and difficulty reading, concentrating or focusing.

Our team is trained to evaluate and create a vision therapy program based on an individual’s needs. Treatment may focus on:

  • Muscle function
  • The ability of the eyes to work together
  • Field of vision
  • Difficulty reading and remembering
  • Learning
  • Balance
  • Navigating personal environments
  • Teaching strategies to help with daily activities

Physician referral is required for vision therapy. Patients interested in participating in vision therapy for concussion may have their physician contact the rehabilitative services department at (605) 696-8060.

Watch & Learn

Listen to Dr. Michael Holmoe, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert, discuss his goals for helping athletes return to play after a sports-related injury.

Available At:

System Providers:

Gavin Weber, DPT, ATC

Gavin Weber, DPT, ATC

  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Brookings Hospital
Jamie Halvorson, OT

Jamie Halvorson, OT

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatrics Occupational Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Brookings Hospital
Mark Mayer, M.D.

Mark Mayer, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
Michael Holmoe, D.O.

Michael Holmoe, D.O.

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
Stan Halseide, DPT, ATC

Stan Halseide, DPT, ATC

  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Brookings Hospital
Tyler Harrell, D.P.M.

Tyler Harrell, D.P.M.

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Avera Medical Group - A Department of Brookings Health System