Sports Health Conditions & Injuries
If you play sports, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced the pain of a sports injury. Whether you’re a professional athlete or play recreational sports, injuries are an unavoidable part of the game.
At the Memorial Sports Medicine Center, our expert team offers specialized care for athletes and highly active people.
Comprehensive Care for Sports Injuries
We offer comprehensive care for our patients. Providers from a variety of specialties, including sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, primary care, and rehabilitation and physical therapy, all work together in one program – the first in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. You’ll receive advanced care for common sports injuries and conditions such as:
Chest pain, abnormal heart rhythms and other heart conditions can affect your sports performance and even be life-threatening. Our board-certified cardiologist has sports performance experience as a former Division I college athlete himself.
Our cardiologist has done extensive training and research in the cardiac conditions that athletes can have and how these conditions affect athletes and active people. This thorough understanding leads to more effective and successful treatments for our patients.
Learn more about the heart conditions we treat.
Knee sports injuries
Knee pain and common knee injuries such as an ACL tear can often keep athletes and highly active people from training or competing at their highest level. Our orthopedic sports medicine team provides a comprehensive range of treatment options, beginning with a conservative approach.
From injections and physical therapy to arthroscopy and other surgical procedures, we offer solutions to treat knee injuries and prevent complications. Read about the knee injuries and conditions treated at Memorial.
Hip sports injuries and conditions
Hip problems such as hip flexor injuries and bursitis can result from overuse or happen suddenly due to a sports injury, such as a dislocated hip.
Our team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons with advanced training in sports medicine and trauma. We offer personalized care so you can get back to your favorite activities. Find out more about hip injuries and conditions.
Foot and ankle sports injuries
Athletes, runners and highly active people often experience foot and ankle injuries, but the right care can restore proper function and help you prevent future injury. Learn more about common foot and ankle injuries and conditions we treat.
Hand, wrist and shoulder sports injuries
Injuries and conditions in upper body joints are common in golfers, baseball players, swimmers, tennis players and other active people. Using treatments such as physical therapy and injections, as well as minimally invasive procedures, we treat current problems and help prevent future injury. Find out more about hand, wrist and shoulder injuries and conditions.
Spine and back injuries and conditions
Wear and tear, sports injuries or traffic accidents can cause painful back conditions that can sometimes lead to serious complications. Our sports physiatrist, primary care sports medicine doctor and rehabilitation specialists provide injections and physical therapy to treat back injuries.
We can also coordinate more advanced care with our neurosurgery colleagues. Learn more about common spine and back injuries and conditions we treat.
Common sports injuries and complications
From shin splints to stress fractures, sports injuries and related conditions can keep you from participating in the activities you love. Our team includes doctors who are double board-certified in sports medicine and primary care, providing highly specialized treatment for anything from muscle strains to heat exhaustion. Read about common sports injuries and complications we treat at the Memorial Sports Medicine Center.
To schedule an appointment or learn more about sports medicine at Memorial, call 954-265-8326