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Atlanta Rollergirls Partners Up with Peachtree Orthopedics and
Urgent Care at Peachtree
Atlanta, Georgia (March 15, 2017) – The Atlanta Rollergirls are proud to announce a special
partnership with Peachtree Orthopedics and Urgent Care at Peachtree. Access to these services
will improve athletic skills and skater injury prevention in preparation for the upcoming 2017
In these agreements, Peachtree Orthopedics will be providing athletic trainers for Atlanta
Rollergirls at all home bouts for the season. In addition, Peachtree Orthopedics and Urgent Care
at Peachtree will coordinate care for injuries sustained by skaters and provide ongoing
rehabilitation and physical training services for injured skaters, including monitoring for
concussions. Urgent Care at Peachtree will be on call for injury and illness consultation 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week.
“The Atlanta Rollergirls are excited to be partnering with highly experienced trainers and medical
professionals,” said Allison Knoch, President of Atlanta Rollergirls. “Our sport calls for rigorous
off-skates training and intense practices which presents unique challenges to our bodies. We are
grateful for these companies to stand beside us and keep us in optimal shape for the season!"
“Urgent care at Peachtree is excited to partner with the Atlanta roller girls this season. Our goal is
to keep them rolling!” said Dr. Paritz of Urgent Care at Peachtree.
ABOUT PEACHTREE ORTHOPEDICS Center: Peachtree Orthopedics Center provides
professional rehabilitation and physical therapy services in the Atlanta area. They have worked
with many local athletic teams including GSU sports leagues, the Braves (Drs. Marv Royster and
Tim Griffith), and served as the medical team to the 2016 CAA All Star Sports annual football
camp (with the NFL). They also give back by hosting semi-annual trips to Hospital Albert
Schweitzer (HAS) in Haiti to give aid. POC have 9 locations, 34 physicians, 7 PT locations, and 2
MRI Locations to serve the Atlanta area.
ABOUT URGENT CARE AT PEACHTREE: Urgent Care at Peachtree provides fast, high-
quality, medical care to the Atlanta area. They are affiliated with Georgia State Athletics, the
Atlanta Silverbacks, BB&T Atlanta Open, and is very involved in the community (sponsoring
5Ks and donating first aid supplies to the Special Olympics). UCPT offers a "global fee" for all
patients, meaning the price structure is simplified with one price covering everything. UCPT is
staffed by 6 local ER physicians and prides itself on giving the very best care without the long
waits and high price of emergency room visits (the office is open until 10:30 pm, 7 days a week).
ABOUT THE ATLANTA ROLLERGIRLS: As the city’s first and only internationally
competitive women’s flat track roller derby league, the Atlanta Rollergirls
(www.atlantarollergirls.com) have been bringing this fast-paced, all-female, contact sport to
sell-out audiences in midtown Atlanta since 2008. We are proud that Atlanta’s league, established
over a decade ago, helped start the modern derby revolution. Atlanta skaters were founding
members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (www.wftda.com), an international
governing body with over 130 member leagues that sponsors regional and international