Miami, FL- June 9, 2014– Miami Tri Events, owner of the City Bikes IRONMAN®70.3 Miami is glad to announce the return of the elite orthopedic services of OrthoNOW as the official Medical Care Provider of the race. OrthoNOW® is not your typical traditional orthopedic practice. They specialize in offering top-notch orthopedic care, while offering patients urgent service. Every patient at OrthoNOW® can be assured that their injury will be treated by a specialist delivered in a stress-free, upscale environment.
During the widely concurred three day expo at the highly recognized landmark of Bayfront Park on October 24-26, 2014, OrthoNOW® will be present and offering both athletes and spectators more information on their highly beneficial services. OrthoNOW® will also be offering finishing athletes at the City Bikes IRONMAN®70.3 Miami medical assistance and much needed rehabilitation at the finish line. This service is of huge benefice for the athletes by offering a medical service specialized in athletic health. “OrthoNOW is more than just a clinic, they are a group of specialists that KNOW the exact medical needs of an athlete, and therefore is a necessity in the athletic community” states Wilber Anderson, CEO of Miami Tri Events
“OrthoNOW® is proud to be the Exclusive Medical Provider of IRONMAN® 70.3 for a third year,” said Dr. Alejandro Badia, Chief Medical Officer of OrthoNOW® located in Doral. “Over the past two years, our team treated more than 350 athletes and only 1 of them needed transportation to a local hospital for further care, saving time, money and undue burden on the participating athletes, insurance providers and local hospitals. This is a triathlon, not a crossfit competition, and the issues of dehydration, hyperthermia, and cardiac arrhythmias are all relevant problems. Treating sports injuries is at the core of the specialized care that we provide to elite athletes like those participating in IRONMAN® but also to everyday sports enthusiasts and weekend warriors,” Badia concludes.
OrthoNOW™ Orthopedic Urgent Care Center is a walk-in care clinic located in Doral, Florida with 15 specialists on staff that treat broken bones, sprains, torn ligaments and muscles, cuts, sports, and workers’ compensation injuries. OrthoNOW® has an in-house digital X-ray, MRI, on-site operating rooms and provides follow up care, and rehabilitation. OrthoNOW® accepts most major insurance, has extended weekend hours and no appointment is necessary.
About Miami Tri Events
Miami Tri Events, LLC is a company whose goal is to produce one-of-a-kind sporting events. Besides giving participants and spectators a remarkable experience, Miami Tri Events generates the utmost benefits to the involved companies and sponsors, causing a positive social and economic impact in the local and international market. By creating awareness for recreation and healthy lifestyles and engaging local charities and non‐profitable organizations, Miami Tri Events assures that every effort taken contributes to society in a constructive and vigorous manner. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.ironmanmiami.com
About City Bikes IRONMAN®70.3 Miami
The race offers athletes an inimitable opportunity to swim(1.2 mi) in the protected waters of Biscayne Bay, bike (56 mi) through downtown –the heart of this vivacious city– on their way to the striking Florida Everglades Park, and run (13.1) along the scenic coast of Atlantic Ocean. This is the fourth year the race is taking place in Miami being one of the largest races in the IRONMAN 70.3 circuit with an allotment for 3,000 participants. All four years, the City Bikes IRONMAN®70.3 Miami has sold out.