SPORTS MEDICINE

We serve, Ithaca, Richland Center, Riverdale, and UW-Richland

OUR TEAM TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR TEAM

When a sports injury occurs, it’s our team’s turn to take care of your team.

We serve, Ithaca, Richland Center, Riverdale, and UW-Richland

HOW OUR SPORTS MEDICINE CAN HELP YOU

  • Concussion Care
  • ImPact Testing & Concussion Clinic
  • Rehabilitation and prevention of sports injuries
  • On-site school visits
  • Sports event coverage
  • Body composition for wrestlers
  • Emergency action plans
  • Athletes of the Month and Year

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Dr. Thomas Beck, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon
Director of Sports Medicine

Dr. Beck directs the Richland Sports Medicine Program. His abilities make it possible for local athletes to stay close to home for orthopedic procedures. As a result, the athlete’s recuperation and rehabilitation may be expedited. Dr. Beck’s experience in working with sports acceleration programs and high intensity training has led to the availability of new services within the program.

Lindsey Tollakson, ATC, LAT, ITAT
Athletic Trainer
Riverdale & Ithaca High Schools

Lindsey graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in Athletic Training. She’s the Athletic Trainer for Riverdale and Ithaca High Schools. She has a certification for Impact Trained Athletic Trainer. As an athletic trainer, she covers most sporting events throughout the whole school year.

Sharon Panske, ATC, LAT
Athletic Trainer
Richland Center High School

Sharon graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh with a degree in Physical Education, emphasis in coaching and minors in Athletic Training and Health Education. Sharon spent 18 years at UW Oshkosh as the head softball coach for 17 years, assistant volleyball coach for 4 years as well as an assistant athletic trainer for 14 years. As an athletic trainer, she covered men’s soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, men’s and women’s tennis, cross-country, and swimming and diving.

AMAZING STORIES
FROM OUR SPORTS MEDICINE TEAM

Garrett Vetesnik, pole vault champion injured in a motorcycle accident returns to competition after only six weeks of rehab. After Garrett’s visit to the ER and visit with Dr. Paul Mariskanish our Sports Medicine Team worked with Garret to get him ready to compete for regionals and state.

FIND CARE CLOSER TO HOME

The Richland Hospital & Clinics are committed to offering the highest level of care that's closer to home. Our dedicated medical teams utilize state-of-the-art technology and receive special training to provide expert care to the communities we serve.

We serve a vast area in and around Iowa, Sauk and Richland counties.