Sports Medicine

Whether it’s lifting a child onto your hip, sitting comfortably at a special event, or playing a fun game with friends—life is full of moments that move us and touch our hearts in various ways.  If pain keeps us from physically moving with comfort and ease, our quality of life is suffers.  That’s where Anniston Orthopaedic Associates can help.  Since 1974, we have provided orthopaedic care that is second to none—working with thousands of patients to create customized plans for achieving individualized orthopedic goals.  At Anniston Orthopaedic Associates, you’ll experience kind, attentive, highly-skilled physicians “specializing in what moves you.”

Anniston Orthopaedic proudly serves our local community in the area of Sports Medicine, providing Athletic Trainers at Anniston High School, Jacksonville Christian Academy, Jacksonville, Pleasant Valley, Saks, Weaver, Wellborn,and White Plains High Schools.

STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries Resources

STOP Sports Injuries provides helpful information and materials about youth sports injuries and overuse prevention. Explore, discover and share what you learn with fellow athletes, parents, coaches or healthcare providers.

View Resource

Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic

We want to remind you that Anniston Orthopaedics hosts our Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic in order to take care of injuries that occur on the field each Fall.

If you have a injury please come to our main location in the Tyler Center on Leighton Avenue at 8AM on Saturday morning. Our team will be there to take care of you.

Regular appointments with our physicians during the week can be made by calling 256-236-4121.


Headshot of Shawn Seeger

Shawn Seeger

Shawn is a 1989 graduate of Jacksonville High School and 1995 graduate of Jacksonville State University.  He has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for almost three decades, with as many years hands-on experience.    Shawn serves as the Anniston Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Director and provides coverage to 7 high schools in Calhoun County.  When he’s not helping local athletes, Shawn enjoys yard work, traveling, playing golf, hunting and family time.  He and his family reside in Jacksonville.

Headshot of Katie Neece

Katie Neece

Katie Neece is a graduate of White Plains High School and Jacksonville State University.  At White Plains, Katie participated in five varsity sports and at JSU, she worked with the Sports Medicine Department, assisting athletes in Track and Field, Cross Country, Beach and Court Volleyball, Football, Baseball and Softball while obtaining her Batchelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.  While working on her Master’s Degree, she assisted Jacksonville State University’s soccer, track and baseball teams, as well as the football team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Katie also trained with Dr. Douthit and Dr. Kelley at Northeast Orthopaedics, and she provided training assistance at the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, Louisiana in 2021 and 2022.  She began working at Anniston Orthopaedic Associates in the summer of 2020, and she shadowed Dr. Andrew Morris as she worked toward her Master’s Degree in Athletic Training.  She and her husband, Anthony reside in Anniston, Alabama.

Headshot of Jessica Martin

Jessica Snider

Jessica holds an esteemed degree in Athletic Training from Florida State University. She further enhanced her expertise by achieving a Master's degree in Sports Management from Jacksonville State University, while also serving as a graduate assistant for the Women's Soccer and Volleyball teams. With a decade of experience in Athletic Training, Jessica has been dedicated to serving the local high school communities in Alabama, predominantly with Munford High School for the past eight years. Currently residing in Anniston with her husband and two children, Jessica is fueled by her passion for sports and her commitment to assisting athletes throughout their journeys. She is dedicated to supporting them during their peak performance moments and guiding them through the process of injury recovery.


AOA Sports Medicine staff at an outdoor eventAOA Sports Medicine pratitioners outside under a tent.AOA Sports Medicine staff at an outdoor event


Anniston Orthopaedic Associates, P.A., is conveniently located in the Tyler Center on the campus of Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.  Our office is on the third floorwith easy access to the parking deck attached to the north side of the building.

731 Leighton Avenue, Suite 300
Anniston, Alabama 36207

Phone: 256-236-4121
Fax: 256-237-5254

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.