Medstar Day at all Charm City Run locations

Starting to train for a fall race and want to learn how to stay injury free? Already dealing with a nagging injury? Spend the morning with us and Medstar Sports Medicine to learn how to treat your injury as effectively as possible and run pain-free this season! 

Medstar's Sport Medicine team, comprised of both Physicians and Physical Therapists, will be onsite to offer free, one-on-one consultations. 

Runners will go through three stations: 

  1. Strength and Flexibility Consult
  2. General Injury Consult
  3. Video Gait Analysis

Spots are limited and we expect this clinic to fill up quickly. Appointments will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will email you with your appointment time. Please come with or dressed in comfortable running attire and your current running shoes you have been wearing.

All clinics are full. Please check our calendar soon for upcoming injury clinics. 


Meet the Doctors and Physical Therapists

Annapolis

Dr. Jeffrey Mayer

Jeffrey Mayer, MD, CAQSM, is a board-certified fellowship trained primary care sports medicine physician, specializing in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, as well as medical issues that are specific to sports and exercise, in athletes and active patients of all ages and skill levels.As part of the MedStar Harbor Sports Medicine team, Dr. Mayer serves as team physician for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, and is the team physician for Arundel, Chesapeake, Glen Burnie, Meade, North County and Northeast high schools.

Meghan Dawson, PT

Baltimore

Dr. Jason Pothast

Josh Billings, PT

Rebecca Huesman, PT

Rebecca graduated from University of Delaware with her DPT in 2012.  Her practice focus is outpatient orthopedics, with sub-specialties in foot&ankle treatment, running injuries and performing arts rehabilitation.  She brings 14 years of personal running experience to supplement her clinical knowledge and has completed 5 marathons, 6 half marathons and numerous races of shorter distances.

Bel Air

Dr. Kelly Ryan  

Steve Baitch, PT

Stephen is the Program Coordinator at MedStar NRH Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine and has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of running injuries at the high school, collegiate and recreational level. He also has in-depth knowledge of the use of orthotics for runners. Stephen has numerous publications on running related problems and has recently presented on the predictability of injury in collegiate runners.

Columbia

Sharon Wilson, PT

Imani Mack, PT

Timonium

Dr. Louis Kovacs

Dr. Kovacs is a primary care physician board certified in family medicine, and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He practices at the Arnold Palmer Sports Health Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, where he sees patients from childhood through adulthood for non-operative orthopaedic and sport- related issues. Dr. Kovacs is also Team Physician for Towson University Football.

Jessica Krug, PT, DPT

Jessica graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2012 with a doctorate of physical therapy. She got her B.S. degree in Exercise Science from Ithaca College in 2007. Jessica has been a physical therapist with MedStar NRN at Ellicott City since July 2012. Jessica has a passion for treating athletes across the age spectrum and has focused much of her education on the rehabilitation of runners and lower extremity injuries. Jessica’s personal athletic interests include running road races from 5ks to half marathons, cycling, and yoga.

Steve Frantz, PT