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Sports Medicine Problems

Risk of injury is at the very least a possibility for every solo athlete, sports competitor or workout enthusiast of whatever ability level or age. Such problems can cost a weekend athlete some days of lost work and the limited inconvenience of a brace or cast. Or it could mean much more when a serious injury brings down an athlete of any description. We recognize the vital importance of providing the appropriate care when it’s needed, with the goal of getting players back on the field as soon as possible in optimal condition.

Here are some of the problems we treat:
  • Articular cartilage injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Ligamentous injuries
  • Muscle strains
  • Tendon tears/ruptures
  • Fractures and stress fractures
  • Dislocations/subluxation
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Shoulder problems
    • Instability/dislocation
    • Rotator cuff tears
    • Labral tears
    • Impingement syndrome
    • Glenohumeral arthritis
    • Acromioclavicular arthritis
    • Acromioclavicular joint separation
    • Adhesive capsulitis/stiffness/contractures
    • Nerve entrapments
    • Loose bodies
  • Knee problems
    • Articular cartilage defects
    • Meniscus pathology
    • Ligamentous injuries
    • Multiple ligamentous injuries
    • Patellofemoral disorders and instability
    • Tendon disruptions
    • Degenerative joint disease
    • Loose bodies
    • Inflammatory arthropathies
    • Arthrofibrosis/stiffness
  • Elbow problems
    • Ligamentous injuries
    • Tendinitis
    • Tendon Ruptures
    • Impingement
    • Nerve entrapment
    • Contractures/stiffness
    • Loose bodies
    • Compartment syndromes

Treatment

Many of our physicians not only are avid participants in a variety of athletic activities, they also have advanced specialized training in sports medicine and associated fields. They know the challenges, risks and consequences of athletic participation, and they work hard to promote the highest and most up-to-date standards of care for athletes of any description. They are fully versed in treating sports-related problems ranging from jammed fingers to serious, debilitating injuries.

Here are some of the treatment options we offer:
  • Maximizing non-operative treatment:
    • Physical therapy
    • Anti-inflammatory medications
    • Injections
    • Bracing
    • Fitness training
    • Massage Therapy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Complex minimally invasive procedures
  • Tendon transfer
  • Primary ligament reconstructions
  • Multiple ligament reconstructions
  • Meniscus allografts

Non-Operative Care

Our physicians also are leaders in the nonsurgical treatment of sports problems including musculoskeletal and neuromuscular injuries, back pain, trauma and rehab issues. Many have highly advanced and specific training in a broad range of conservative, minimally invasive approaches to treating sports-related injuries. Getting competitors back into action is a core value in providing the best care possible for patients who put a high premium on competitive activities and physical condition.

Here are some of the treatment options we offer:
  • Arthroscopic Techniques
  • Endoscopy
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG)
  • Interventional Spine Procedures (such as epidurals)
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Ultrasound
  • Physical Therapy
  • Training Advice and Education