Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is specialized medical care for treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. From athletes to active individuals, sports medicine helps patients continue injury-free active lifestyles.

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Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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ACL Reconstruction

The goal of ACL reconstruction surgery is to prevent instability and restore the function of the torn ligament, creating a stable knee. ACL reconstruction surgery has allowed many patients to return to physical activities.

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Rotator Cuff Surgery

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff most often involves re-attaching the tendon to the head of humerus, or upper arm bone. There are a few options for repairing rotator cuff tears, however the main goal is getting the tendon to heal.

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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Certified PAs

Justin Pool, PA-CJustin Pool, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Education

  • Undergraduate: Associates Degree – Ricks College, Rexburg, ID
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Degree – Zoology, and Minor – Chemistry, Weber State University, Ogden, UT
  • Graduate: Masters Degree – Physician Assistant,
    Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
  • Certificate to Prescribe Controlled Substances
  • State of Utah and State of Idaho Certificate to Practice
    as a Physician Assistant
  • Basic Life Support

Boe Simmons, PA-CBoe Simmons, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Education

  • Undergraduate: Associates Degree – Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OR
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Degree – Zoology, Albertson College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID
  • Graduate: Masters Degree – Physician Assistant Studies,
    Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
  • Surgical Recognition, Certified
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Idaho Medical Association

Meet Our Nurse

Tina Sato-De Giuli, LPN, LSWTina Sato-De Giuli, LPN, LSW

Licensed Practical Nurse

Education

  • LPN Degree: Idaho State University Vocational Tech
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor Degree, Idaho State University

Specialties / Experience

  • Specialized in Orthopaedics with extensive experience in the operating and emergency room
  • Worked in Hospice, Home Health and Mental Health
  • Began working for Dr. Wathne at Pocatello Orthopaedics in 2004

Office Directory

Always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.

Phone (208) 233-2100