Category: Sports Medicine

Doctor with a notepad talking with football player
Sports Medicine

Return to Play Decisions

Participation in sports may keep athletes healthy and in peak physical condition, but it also puts them at risk of injury. Getting hurt – whether

Nurse preparing blood plasma injection
Sports Medicine

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatments

Platelet rich plasma treatments are injections of blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets and connective tissue growth factors. This concentrated solution helps promote

Injection being administered to a patients knee to treat inflammation
Sports Medicine

Cortisone Injections

Cortisone injections are non-surgical means of treating pain and inflammation in the joints and soft tissues. Although doctors can administer cortisone shots to many different areas

Doctor administering sports physical to a patient
Sports Medicine

Sports Physicals Gyms

Sports physicals are preventative screenings routinely used to verify a patient’s physical health and ability to safely participate in athletic activity. Most schools and many

Doctor examining a patients lower back
Sports Medicine

Back Pain Treatment

Back pain is a frequent complaint and one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. Patients spend billions of dollars on over-the-counter medications that

Diagram of injection being administered to rotator cuff
Sports Medicine

Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Injections

The rotator cuff is located in the shoulder and is subject to overuse and injury. Many people who experience shoulder pain are suffering from bursitis,

Doctor preparing syringe to administer to patient suffering from muskuloskeletal condition
Sports Medicine

Trigger Point Injections

Trigger point injections are in-office treatments for pain management in patients with muscle areas that do not relax. Trigger points are uncomfortable knots that form

Athlete clutching knee from pain
Sports Medicine

Traumeel Injections

Traumeel injections are a treatment option for patients who are suffering from acute soft tissue injuries involving the muscles, ligaments and tendons. They are often

pie- chart made of various foods your diet should consist of
Sports Medicine

Micro-nutrient Analysis

Did you know that micronutrients are vitamins and minerals that your body needs in small, but potent quantities? They are often referred to as the

Woman and Man practicing Tai Chi
Sports Medicine

Tai Chi

Western culture recognizes tai chi as a stress-reducing, alternative therapy. It is estimated that more than 2 million adults in the U.S. currently use tai