Sports Medicine Nonsurgical

A broad array of nonsurgical treatment options for sports-related injuries, including concussions and ImPACT® testing

When it comes to sports-related injuries ...

Nearly 90 percent of all sports-related injuries do not require surgery. Our fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians specialize in nonsurgical treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and help their patients regain full function and get back on the field or return to work.

The physicians of the Sports Medicine Team are athletes themselves and understand that the same expertise used to treat a competitive athlete can also be used to treat non-athletes and those who live an active lifestyle. 

Conditions treated/Clinical services provided

Our sports medicine specialists provide sports-related care and general medical attention to competitive athletes and to individuals simply looking to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. They are specially trained to treat numerous conditions and injuries such as:

  • Acute and chronic injuries, including soft tissue injuries
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Concussion care, including baseline and post-concussion ImPACT® testing
  • Osteoporosis care and management
  • Juvenile back pain

What you need to know about nonsurgical treatment of sports injuries

You will be cared for by numerous members of our team, working under the direction and supervision of our physician:

To request an appointment, call 1-866-874-7483 or click here. 

Your treatment plan and medications

Your sports medicine physician will carefully evaluate your symptoms and recommend an appropriate treatment plan. This may include the use of braces or splints, injections, physical therapy or medications. 

Medications are prescribed only as necessary. For most patients with tendonitis or arthritis, anti-inflammatory medications or steroids are typically prescribed for pain relief. 

When to see a doctor

Mild pain that occurs with activity can generally be controlled with self-help measures. Rest, topical ointments and the use of over-the-counter medications – such as aspirin and ibuprofen – are usually effective in treating mild cases. When pain becomes more severe or persistent, it may be necessary to see your doctor. You should seek medical attention when the pain and swelling:

  • Occur when you are not involved in an activity
  • Cannot be relieved by rest or reduced by over-the-counter medications
  • Interfere with your ability to perform many activities, such as climbing stairs, bending over or grasping objects
  • Awaken you from sleep