Grand opening of SDSM Pilates Wellness Center set for July 23


San Diego Sports Medicine Pilates Wellness Center is celebrating its grand opening from 4-6 p.m. July 23.

The event will also serve as a congratulatory Olympic send-off for two of the center’s medicine physicians, Dr. Rebecca Rodriguez and Dr. Jeff Anthony, who will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro as team physicians for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Dr. Rebeccah Rodriguez is a board certified family practice and sports medicine physician who has served as company physician for the San Diego Ballet, The Academy of Performing Arts of San Diego and The San Diego Symphony; team physician for San Diego Breakers Pro Rugby; and team coverage physician for the California Ballet, San Diego State University Athletics, San Diego Surge Women’s Football, San Diego Derby Dolls and the U.S. Olympic Training Center. She will serve as the medical director for the high-performance center for Team USA (11 sports) at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Dr. Jeff Anthony is a board certified family practice and sports medicine physician who has served as team physician for the U.S. Olympic Training Center; team physician for the Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Million Dollar Ride; and currently serves as assistant clinical professor at the UCSD School of Medicine and adjunct professor at SDSU. He will serve as team physician at the Paralympics. The 2016 Summer Paralympics will be the 15th Summer Paralympic Games. The games are a major international multi-sport event for challenged athletes governed by the International Paralympic Committee. The Paralympics take place Sept. 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center has served San Diego for more than 30 years with a Carmel/Sorrento Valley office for over 10 years. The center is run by physical therapist Doreen Hall and Dr. David Hall, former owners of Pilates People Fitness and Physical Therapy.

The Sorrento Valley office recently added a Pilates Wellness Center to its Physical Therapy Clinic. The Pilates Wellness program was developed by David and Doreen Hall, who combined, have more than 35 years of experience in physical therapy and exercise physiology to create an environment that specializes in providing Pilates-based fitness and rehabilitation programs to suit every body’s goals and personal style. The clinic offers physical therapy, acupuncture and performance testing to round off the center’s wellness approach.

San Diego Sports Medicine Pilates Wellness Center is located 4010 Sorrento Valley Boulevard, Suite 330, San Diego, 92121. For more information, contact 858-793-7862.