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Sports and Orthopedic Center to Participate in 2012 Dolphins Cycling Challenge


The 2012 Dolphins Cycling Challenge will take place in South Florida on November 3rd and 4th. The physicians at Sports and Orthopedic Center, Dr. Manish Gupta and Dr. Jace Provo, will be participating in this year's ride to help raise money for cancer research. This is part of Sports and Orthopedic Center's continuing commitment to serving the South Florida community.

Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2012

On November 3rd, 2012, the third annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) will take place across South Florida. Riders will take to the streets of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County for this two-day, 170-mile charity ride, which benefits cancer research at University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The physicians at Sports and Orthopedic Center, Dr. Manish Gupta and Dr. Jace Provo, will take part of this event in an effort to support the fight against cancer.

Both physicians have been preparing for the DCC through rigorous training sessions during their leisure time. Dr. Provo, who is an avid road cyclist, has ridden between 100 to 150 miles per week as part of his training. “With the busy schedule that we run, it can be a challenge to make the time,” stated Dr. Provo, “But like all exercise, you have to make the time to do it.”

Dr. Gupta and Dr. Provo are active members in the sports community. Whether it's administering medical assistance at youth and collegiate sporting events or providing lectures about sports medicine, both physicians engage the community beyond the confines of their office. “It's about practicing what you preach. You can't promote better health if you don't practice better health,” says Dr. Gupta.    

About Dr. Manish Gupta:

Dr. Gupta is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine & Joint Reconstruction. He is trained in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound and Orthobiologic Therapy. He is also an Official Orthopedic Surgeon for Florida Atlantic University, the founder of the Youth Sports Doc Foundation, a Generation Nexxt commentator, and is affiliated with several local hospitals and national professional associations.

About Dr. Jace Provo:

Dr. Provo specializes in the latest cutting-edge Orthobiologic Therapy treatments for orthopedic injuries and is an expert in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound. He is a nationally recognized leader in Sports Medicine and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has worked for the NBA since 1992.

About Sports and Orthopedic Center:

Sports and Orthopedic Center (SOC), located in Boca Raton, Margate and Coral Springs, specializes in cutting-edge orthopedic treatments to maximize your healing. Our expertise, compassion, and personal attention will consistently guide you from diagnosis to treatment and through the healing process in order to achieve the healthiest and most thorough recovery possible. From the weekend warrior to the professional athlete, we understand the commitment it takes to stay on your game. We work to personalize a treatment plan that keeps your daily athletic goals in mind. Dr. Manish Gupta and Dr. Jace Provo use the latest non-surgical orthopedics, such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) and diagnostic ultrasound, as well as the most modern and advanced surgical options in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

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