TeamOrtho Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center Located in Linton, Indiana. Call 812-847-3381 to schedule an appointment.
Greene County General Hospital’s orthopedics and sports medicine center, TeamOrtho, is Greene County’s only orthopedic clinic. TeamOrtho, located in Linton, Indiana, is home to the county’s only board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. John Hammerstein and several certified athletic trainers dedicated to the students of Greene County. Dr. Hammerstein performs orthopedic surgical services exclusively at Greene County General Hospital as well as practices in the former Ridge Medical Center building located in front of Greene County General Hospital at 1043 North 1000 West Linton, Indiana 47441. To make an appointment with Dr. Hammerstein, call 812-847-3381.
Meet Dr. John Hammerstein!
John Hammerstein, MD (Doctor of Medicine) is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician. Dr. Hammerstein is a 1996 graduate of Indiana University and a later graduate of IU’s School of Medicine. He played football for Indiana University and was a starter for his final three years on the team. Dr. Hammerstein was also voted team captain his senior year.
Dr. Hammerstein completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the esteemed Andrew’s Research and Education Foundation in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He began the fellowship to broaden his orthopedics practice by gaining experience in sports medicine. While there, he actively participated in team coverage of Division 1 football with the Auburn Tigers and oversaw local high school athletic teams. He’s glad to be back in Indiana, “after growing up in small town America I have wanted to practice in a place like Greene County where patients are also your neighbors.” Dr. Hammerstein enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. To find out more about the Andrew’s Research and Education Foundation click here.
Athletic Training with TeamOrtho
TeamOrtho is thrilled to offer athletic training to our local schools and communities. Our Certified Athletic Trainers help enhance performance by optimizing the physical health of student-athletes. They can show student-athletes how to properly prepare for high intensity exercise in order to minimize the risk of both catastrophic and chronic injury. In the event of an injury, they can provide immediate care as well as support the student-athlete throughout the entire injury process. This includes preparing for surgery, post-operative care, rehabilitation and returning the student-athlete to competition. For more information about TeamOrtho’s Sports Medicine program call 812-847-3381.
Jed Arseneau, MA, LAT, ATC is TeamOrtho’s lead athletic trainer. Jed is a Licensed (LAT) and Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). Jed received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Athletic Training from Eastern Illinois University in 2003. He continued his education at Indiana State University and received his master’s degree (MA) in Recreation and Sports Management in 2009. Jed provides athletic training services to student athletes at Greene County school and in the TeamOrtho clinic. He also provides athletic training for the USA diving Organization. Jed lives in Terre Haute with his wife and two daughters, who are active in several sports.
Samuel Messmer, ATC
Samuel Messmer is a Certified Athletic Trainer for TeamOrtho Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center. Samuel grew up in Jasonville, graduating from Shakamak High School. Samuel then graduated from the University of Evansville with a degree in Athletic Training. He is very passionate about working with high school athletes and enjoys providing care for students so close to home. Samuel enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.
Kayla Fiveash, MA, LAT, ATC
Kayla Fiveash, MS, LAT, ATC is an Athletic Trainer for TeamOrtho. Kayla is a Licensed (LAT) and Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). Kayla graduated from Utica College in 2011 with duel bachelor degrees in Biology and Chemistry and a minor in Adolescent Education. Kayla then attended Cumberland University where she graduated Magma Cum Laude with a bachelor degree in Athletic Training and a minor in Psychology. Kayla previously provided sports medicine coverage to Nashville Metro Schools as an Athletic Trainer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Kayla was recognized for outstanding performance by Vanderbilt and the Tennessean Newspaper. Kayla graduated in 2021 with her masters degree (MS) in Science Safety, Security and Emergency Management with a concentration in Occupational Safety Management from Eastern Kentucky University.
TeamOrtho Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center offers onsite Radiology. This helps patients from always needing to make an additional imaging appointment at GCGH or other facilities. For more information, talk with the TeamOrtho staff during your visit.
Fit and Fun with TeamOrtho!
Fit and fun is a FREE summer program put on by the TeamOrtho Athletic Trainers. The purpose is to play games, stretch, get some exercise, and have fun with the professionals! There will also be a FREE fit and fun shirt once you fill out the consent form and continually show up!
There are 2 programs, Fit Kids, and Senior Fit and fun.
Fit kids takes place at the park. It will start June 6th and end July 18th. It will be every Tuesday from 9 AM – 10 AM. It is open to kids age K-5.
Senior fit and fun takes place at Glenburn nursing home. It is every Tuesday from 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM. It is open to Adults age 55 and up.
To sign up for Fit Kids, fill out the consent form here
To sign up for Senior Fit and Fun, fill out the form here
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