Spire Orthopedics Becomes Exclusive Orthopedic Partner of USTA New England
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U.S. TENNIS ASSOCIATION OF NEW ENGLAND PARTNERS WITH SPIRE ORTHOPEDIC PARTNERS
Spire Orthopedics becomes the Exclusive Orthopedic Partner of USTA New England
WESTBOROUGH, MA - The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) of New England is proud to announce a multi-year sponsorship with Spire Orthopedic Partners as the Exclusive Orthopedic Partner of the section.
The health and wellness benefits of playing tennis are extensive. Medical studies have shown that tennis can add up to 10 years to your life, more than any other physical activity. Together, the organizations will collaborate on content that highlights the vast benefits of the sport from the expertise of doctors within the Spire family of practices.
“We are thrilled to be working with Spire to promote good health and wellbeing in a new and innovative way. Spire truly understands the mental, physical and social benefits of our sport and the role it can play in living a long and healthy life,” said Lindsey Keeler, USTA New England Executive Director and CEO.
Furthermore, tennis participation is up 33% nationwide since 2019, with more than 23 million Americans picking up a racquet last year. New and returning players turned to tennis especially throughout the pandemic to increase fitness, brainpower and social skills, while reducing stress and the risk of heart disease.
“Spire and its affiliated practices and physicians are thrilled to partner with USTA New England. Spire’s sports medicine and other subspeciality-trained physicians are passionate about injury prevention and making sure athletes remain on the court, not in the stands,” said Spire CEO Chris Fusco. “We look forward to working with USTA New England leadership to further the organization’s mission of growing the game of tennis and expanding access to the sport.”
Spire will work closely with USTA Leagues in New England, giving its more than 13,000 players access to numerous health tools and resources. Spire will also provide gifts for League Captains, who play a pivotal role in ensuring their players see the everyday benefits of tennis.
About USTA New England
USTA New England, one of 17 regional sections across the country that comprise the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and developing the growth of tennis and increasing participation in the sport in New England by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit www.usta.com/newengland.
About Spire Orthopedic Partners
Spire Orthopedic Partners is a growing national partnership of orthopedic practices that provides the support, capital and operational resources physicians need to grow thriving practices for the future. As a management services organization, Spire provides the infrastructure for administrative operations that allows practices to operate at their highest level, so physicians can focus their efforts on what matters most – patient care. Rooted in the 100-plus-year legacy of its founding partners, the network spans the Northeast with more than 100 physicians, 1,100 employees and 28 locations in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. For more information, visit spireortho.com.