Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Team at ERH

Matthew Helleckson, DPT & ATC

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Trainer

Theresa Aversano, MSPT

  • Director of Rehabilitation Services

Dr. Mikhail Itingen, DO

  • General & Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Ellenville Regional Hospital is now offering an amazing service for athletes in the Hudson Valley Area - Sports Recovery Clinic!

Imagine an injured athlete being seen by a board certified surgeon, imaging performed, and beginning rehab with a sport-specific focus all within a week of their injury! This promotes a quicker return to play and prevents injured athletes from worsening their condition and missing more of their season.

What is a Sports Recovery Clinic? - Click Here for our Sports Recovery Clinic flyer!

Recovery is vital to sports participation. Giving your body the tools and time to recuperate for the  upcoming week-helps maintain optimum performance and prevent injuries.

When is the Sports Recovery Clinic offered?

The Sports Recovery Clinic is offered every Saturday from 12pm to 2pm throughout the school year.

Where is the location of the Sports Recovery Clinic?

The Sports Recovery Clinic is located in the Rehabilitation Department of Ellenville Regional Hospital.

Sports Recovery Clinics are Free to Athletes and Involve:

  • Injury screening
  • Cryotherapy modalities
  • Electrical stimulation to help remove lactic acid
  • Hands on stretching
  • Soft tissue massage

Sports medicine provider:

Mikhail Itingen, DO

Orthopedics Specialty Care

Hours of Operation

Sunday from 10am to 12pm

Contact Us

Call us at 845-210-3035

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Why Choose ERH?

We have pride in providing care to our community. Our Board, leadership and staff are focused on quality and compassion. Being the finest small hospital in the country means you benefit from our innovations and initiatives, such as our approach to population health in our community and Opioid reduction programs. Our dedication to improvements in Ellenville Regional Hospital has won awards and recognition nationally. We will not compromise on our programs where you will find expert medical, rehabilitative and surgical services. Inpatient, Sub Acute or Outpatient, we will have a team to support your needs.

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Since implementing the athenaOne system in February 2017, ERH has streamlined all aspects of the hospital’s workflow

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Our focus is on narrowing the wide variation in treatment for patients with chronic pain

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Award-winning care

We are also improving the outcomes for our inpatients through our Swing Bed Outcomes Improvement Project,


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Ellenville Regional Hospital is your hospital and looks forward to hearing from our local and surrounding area families, patients and referrers. Please send us your comments, concerns and suggestions to assist us in continuous improvements. If you want to recognize the caregivers at ERH, please drop us a note and tell us about your experience.

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