Sports Medicine Services at the Montgomery Center for Family Medicine
The physicians and staff of the Sports Medicine Center of Self Regional Healthcare provide specialized care directed to the active and athletic individuals who are involved in professional, school-based and recreational activities. These types of activities have the potential to produce injuries that may be sudden and severe or nagging and of slow onset.
Other individuals may have conditions or prior injuries that need to be identified or treated. The Sports Medicine Center provides quality care to assist in the identification and treatment of such conditions so you can exercise or perform at your best in whatever desired sport or activity.
Sports Medicine Specialists
Our sports medicine providers are physicians who have advanced training in the needs of athletes and all individuals who desire to be active, from young children to seniors. They have unique injuries and medical conditions related to sports and active lifestyles. Sports medicine is a field that focuses on the treatment of these injuries.
Our physicians specialize in primary care sports medicine and treat non-surgical, medical, musculoskeletal, and performance issues in sports medicine. All patients are seen by a board-certified sports medicine trained attending physician.
Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Sports Medicine Center at Self Regional Healthcare is the home of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship of the Montgomery Center for Family Medicine. This is a sub-specialty training program for primary care physicians who desire advanced training in the care of athletes.
In addition to being a training program for residents and fellows, we provide team physician services to two area colleges, seven high schools and event coverage for many regional competitive athletic events, including many triathlons. Our fellows graduate as specialists in primary care sports medicine.
Our program includes the following sports medicine services:
- Management of fractures
- Evaluation of musculoskeletal pain
- Stress testing for diagnosis and exercise prescription
- X-ray, CT, MRI and other advanced imaging
- Performance testing, including stress testing
- Casting and splinting bracing, injection therapy
- Assessment of running injuries with Gait Analysis video
- Advanced Concussion management
- Sports psychology
- Ultrasound Guided joint and soft tissue procedures
- Compartment testing
- Nasolaryngoscopy for chronic vocal cord dysfunction.
- PRP – Injection
- Peripheral nerve treatment
You’re the MVP on the Team
Your goal is to be fit and active and at peak performance. We can help you achieve your goal, along with your commitment to improvement and rehabilitation, for maximized outcomes.
We will help you find issues that keep you from performing your best and treat them with the appropriate care. You must do the rest as a member of the team to achieve maximum and pain-free performance.
About Your Appointment
You have an appointment at the Self Regional Healthcare Sports Medicine Center. The center is located at The Academy Medical Clinic at 155 Academy Avenue, Greenwood, SC which is across from the Emergency Care Center. If you have any questions, or need to reschedule, please call (864) 725-7085 or (864) 725-4865.
Preparing for your Appointment
- Minors under the age of 16 must have a parent or legal guardian present to consent for treatment.
- Bring all available MRIs, X-rays, and other physician reports from the last 18 months.
- Bring an insurance card or other health coverage information, such as school forms filled out by a coach or athletic director.
- Wear loose-fitting clothes and shorts for knee examinations. Runners should bring their running shoes and shorts.
- Your visit time will last one to two hours, based on the following variables:
- Severity of injury
- Number of patients needing attention because of a recent game injury
- Need for X-rays
- Need for injections, casting or other specific medical procedures
- Initiation of therapy following assessment
- You will be seen by at least two physicians during your visit.
Sports Medicine Faculty Physicians
Dan Divilbiss, M.D., CAQ-SM
Dr. Dan Divilbiss is the Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and the Sports Medicine Center at Self Regional Healthcare. He is an assistant professor through the Medical University of South Carolina and is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in both family and sports medicine. He received his undergraduate degree at Kansas State University, where he played four years of Division I football. He received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in sports medicine at Self Regional Healthcare and has been practicing sports medicine for over ten years.
Jacob Ringenberg, M.D., CAQ-SM
Dr. Jacob Ringenberg is on the faculty of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and the Sports Medicine Center at Self Regional Healthcare. He received his undergraduate degree at Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN where he played baseball. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN and completed his residency and fellowship at Self Regional Healthcare. Dr. Ringenberg enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, running, reading Christian non-fiction, remaining active in his local church, and following the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dave Sealy, M.D., CAQ-SM
Dr. Dave Sealy is the founder of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and the Sports Medicine Center at Self Regional Healthcare. He has more than 40 years experience as a team physician and treating athletes. He is a full professor through the Medical University of South Carolina, and is board-certified in primary care sports medicine (CAQSM). Dr. Sealy has presented regionally and nationally on many sports medicine related issues and has conducted original research related to sports medicine. He was a college track and field athlete, and now, he is active in many sports, including endurance sports, snow skiing and is a PADI certified divemaster.
Our affiliated faculty includes board-certified surgeons who practice with Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands, a comprehensive medical and surgical practice devoted to the care of bone, joint, ligament, nerve and muscle problems.
For more information about the services of the Sports Medicine Center at the Montgomery Center for Family Medicine call (864) 725-7085. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5p.m.
155 Academy Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
Office: (864) 725-7085