Trusted Valley Orthopedic Practice Announces Saturday Clinic Hours at its East Valley LocationDr. Shelden Martin, an orthopedic surgeon with one of the Valley’s leading orthopedic practices, OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates, is now offering Saturday clinic hours once a month beginning June 1.Chandler, AZ, United States, May 25, 2013 -- Dr. Shelden Martin, an orthopedic surgeon with one of the Valley’s leading orthopedic practices, OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates, is now offering Saturday clinic hours once a month beginning June 1.Dr. Martin, who is fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder/elbow surgery, will perform physician duties on those who find themselves in an orthopedicemergency on specific Saturdays. His office is conveniently located on the southeast corner of Loop 101 and Warner Road at 2905 W. Warner Road, Suite 23 in Chandler, AZ 85224. To schedule an appointment, please call (480) 685-2850.“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six visits tothe ER is for a sports or exercise related injury,” Dr. Martin said. “Weekend warriors, or people who aren’t very active during the week but become more dangerouslyactive during the weekend, and teen athletes are the main contributors to this statistic. We want to help keep people from paying the high cost of weekend ER bills, and give them the actual specialized care they need.”Previously, Dr. Martin served as part of the team medical staffs for the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Knights, Joe Gibbs Racing Team and the University of NorthCarolina. More recently, Dr. Martin was named the head team physician for the Arizona Rattlers and team physician for Desert Vista High School.Dr. Martin specializes in complex arthroscopic surgery, including ligament reconstruction, cartilage transplants, shoulder and elbow joint replacements, and reverse shoulder replacements. Dr. Martin’s new Saturday clinics are designed to provide a spectrum of cutting-edge services generally not available on the weekend.Now those Arizona residents who fall victim to a sports related injury/accidentare able to seek professional help, even on a weekend.Dr. Martin is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon who received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. He performed research at the University of Pennsylvania that led to the discovery of the gene responsible for a rare genetic bone disease. Dr. Martin graduated from medical school at Georgetown University and completed his residency training at LoyolaUniversity Medical Center in Chicago. He then completed a shoulder/elbow and sports medicine fellowship at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina.For more information on OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates, please call (602) 631-3161 or visit www.aoa.md. Find out more about Arizona Orthopaedic Associates on Facebook at www.facebook.com/aoaatgateway and Twitter at www.twitter.com/aoaatgateway. Learn more about Dr. Martin on his website www.orthopedicarizona.com and follow him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DrSheldenMartin and Twitter at www.twitter.com/DrSheldenMartin.About OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates:OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates strives to improve the quality oflife of our patients and their families through outstanding orthopedic care. OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, top-rated and board-certified orthopedic surgeons strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all treatment plansas a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.