Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
Non-operative Management of Orthopedic Conditions
Sports Related Concussions
Young Athlete Injuries
Sports Injury Prevention
It is essential to determine when it is safe to return to the functional aspect of life and sports. It is one thing to have your fracture healed in your arm, but an athlete demands more than the fracture healing. They have to be rehabilitated to normal function.
Certified ImPACT Consultant
Team Physician for South Dakota State University
Team Physician for Sioux Falls Skyforce
Dr. Valentine received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota in 1994. He completed his Family Practice Residency at Michigan State University in Lansing Michigan and went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Orthopedics, Section of Sports Medicine in Cleveland Ohio. He is an expert in athletic and activity type injuries and has served as a team physician in many capacities including the WNBA, LPGA and the NBA. Dr. Valentine is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Currently Dr. Valentine is the team physician for Augustana College, University of Sioux Falls, and the SkyForce (a semi-pro team) all located in Sioux Falls, SD and the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.