WHAT: Media preview and grand opening event for Banner Sports Medicine Scottsdale, a three-story, 80,000-square-foot destination center for athletes at all levels. Opens to the public May 16.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 10
8:30 a.m. media preview with tour,
9 a.m. festive grand opening event for invited guests,
Media are invited to stay during the grand opening program and tours.
WHERE: 7400 N. Dobson Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256, Loop 101 to Talking Stick exit, East on Talking Stick, Left on Dobson Rd., left at first Riverwalk Marquee (follow event signage)
FACTS: A first in Arizona, this is a comprehensive, one-stop destination for sports medicine services and specialists under one roof, with renowned sports medicine providers and leaders. The $54 million project is part of real estate development firm Alter Group’s Riverwalk at Talking Stick mixed-use development. The facility includes:
- Ambulatory surgery center
- Concussion care
- Injury risk assessment, prevention, recovery
- Medical imaging
- Orthopedic surgery
- Performance assessment and training
- Physical therapy
- Primary care sports medicine
- Strength and conditioning
- Sports nutrition
- Sports psychology
Located within the Banner Sports Medicine Scottsdale facility, the Banner Sports Medicine High Performance Center is a state-of-the-art performance analytics and training complex. The center is a specialized athletic facility that blends the science of sports with the expertise of sports performance practitioners to help athletes excel.
The facility is for all athletic levels and is in strategic alignment with Banner’s partnership with prominent local athletic teams, including Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and University of Arizona.
VISUALS: Tour the facility and see the high-tech equipment, including the latest offerings in 3D biomechanics with integrated motion capture and force plate technology to measure velocities, stance symmetry, landing mechanics and more. The center also includes other highly sophisticated universal and sport-specific equipment and resources – all of which provide detailed insight into the personal mechanics of athletes across virtually all court, field and track sports.
Banner leaders, sports medicine and sports performance experts will be available for interviews. Dbacks Baxter, Suns Gorilla, Mercury Scorch and the Suns dancers will be present.
CONTACT: [email protected] or 602-747-3080