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New physician joins Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists

PLYMOUTH, Minn. 8/18/2016 — Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health, is proud to announce that Trent Christensen, MD, is joining the Allina Health Elk River Clinic and the WestHealth – Plymouth location of Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists. Christensen is a non-surgical and sports medicine physician with interests in sports injuries, fracture management, arthritis, overuse injuries, concussion management, and sports nutrition and supplementation.

"I became a physician because I've always loved playing sports and have received good medical care during my past injuries. I aspire to help people as I have been helped," Christensen said. "My goal is to partner with my patients to get them back to enjoying the things they love, from throwing a fastball to weeding the garden."

The Allina Health Elk River Clinic is located at 14181 Business Center Dr. NW, Elk River, Minn. Appointments can be made by calling the Allina Health Elk River Clinic 763-236-0500. Patients can make appointments at Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists – WestHealth – Plymouth, located at 2805 Campus Dr., Plymouth, Minn., by calling 952-946-9777.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, and emergency medical transportation services.