Spectrum Health Medical Group and AGA Nation!

Spectrum Health Medical Group and AGA Nation!



Spectrum Health Medical Group signs on as

‘Official Sports Medicine, Orthopedics provider to AGA Nation’

Action sports entertainment company, AGA Nation (www.aganation.com), and Spectrum Health Medical Group (SHMG) today announced a multi-year partnership agreement  that will see SHMG serve as the action sports specialists for select events, online initiatives, community programs and athlete care. The agreement is in place until 2015.

“We’re looking forward to working with this team of health-care professionals who are leaders in their field,” AGA Nation partner Ron Thomas said. ‘Action Sports continue to gain in popularity. From skaters to wake boarders, BMX riders to snowboarders and beyond…these athletes continue to push their skills to the next level’, shared Thomas. ‘We couldn’t be more thrilled to work with Spectrum Health, its great that they are showing love for our sports too!’

With more than 530 providers, Spectrum Health Medical Group (www.shmg.org)is the region’s largest multi-specialty medical group, offering extensive services and specialties to care for patients throughout West Michigan.

“We are very proud to be partnering with AGA Nation to provide quality, coordinated health-care services to action sports athletes everywhere,” said Dr. Matthew Axtman. “It’s a relationship that we hope to build upon in the future as the Spectrum Health Medical Group continues to add physicians and specialties.” Axtman and Dr. James Lebolt will both serve as the primary orthopedic physicians to AGA Nation.

AGA Nation will also be supported by Athletic Trainer- Physician Extender Matt Vinnal, who will supervise the health care of action sports athletes at contests and special events.  

AGA Nation (http://aganation.com) is an action sports entertainment firm showcasing athletes of all skill levels as well as supporting venues and organizations through events, new media and community programs. Other specialized productions include mobile shows featuring snowboard, skateboard, BMX and wakeboard events. In addition, AGA Nation travels to schools all over the United States showcasing Bring Your A Game to School assemblies.  Online initiatives include weekly social media promotions as well as digital ’webi-sodes’ on AGANATION.COM featuring your favorite athlete and event.