Whether you’re a professional athlete or a recreational competitor, an injury can prevent you from enjoying your sport and can even make everyday activities challenging. As an athlete, you want a provider who has experience in sports medicine, and a care program that can help you regain mobility, strength and fitness.
Sovah Health’s sports medicine specialists are experienced at diagnosing and treating a wide range of sports-related injuries. Our sports medicine therapists work closely with orthopedic providers and athletic trainers to help you return to your sport as quickly as possible. We offer advanced diagnosis and treatment for a variety of sports injuries, including:
Sports medicine is not in itself a medical specialty. Instead, it comprises a group of medical professionals who focus on the health of an athlete.
The physicians on the sports medicine team at Sovah Health are board-certified orthopedic surgeons who can treat different sports injuries, particularly in the knee, shoulder, hip, foot, ankle, elbow and hand.
They can also provide comprehensive care for people who work in physically demanding jobs like construction work, or for people who want to become active again and start an exercise program.
Most sports injuries can fall into one of two categories:
If your child suffers a serious injury during exercise or sports, your best action is to head to the Emergency Room at Sovah Health for immediate treatment. Signs of a serious injury include:
Most sports injuries do not require surgery, but some injuries may require surgery to repair torn tendons, ligaments, muscles or broken bones.