Sports Medicine (Primary Care)
Our sports medicine specialists provides care for acute and chronic activity related non-operative problems. Comprehensive care is provided for all musculoskeletal injuries for all body parts (sprains, strains, and dislocations), overuse injuries such as shin splints, stress fractures or spondylolysis, and simple fractures or avulsions.
In addition, medical problems treated include concussion, female athlete triad, heat illness, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, activity related syncope, chest pain or difficulty breathing, nutritional and hydration assessment, running shoe analysis and prescription, and performance enhancing substance counseling.
Our physicians works closely with sports physical therapists, athletic trainers and orthopedic surgeons to provide comprehensive care. We also offer educational services to the community on a variety of topics.
What conditions do you treat?
We treat children with a variety of conditions, including:
- Musculoskeletal injuries for all body parts
- Running shoe analysis and prescription
- Heat illness
- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
- Nutritional and hydration assessment
- Performance enhancing substance counseling
- Female athlete triad (irregular menses, osteopenia, disordered eating)
What services do you offer?
We provide outpatient care at three offices and are available for inpatient and Emergency Department consultation. A variety of athletic teams and organizations are also provided medical coverage.
Sports Physical Therapy is also available to assist young athletes in recovering safely and quicky while teaching techniques to prevent future injuries.
Where do you see patients?
We offer our patients the convenience of office appointments at several different locations. Appointment day and hours vary at each location. Click here for more information.
Do I need a referral to make an appointment?
This depends on what kind of insurance you have. If you have an HMO, you must:
- Get a referral from your child's primary care physician before you call to make an appointment.
- Make sure that your referral has not expired. Many are good for only 30 days, so check yours before you come to your appointment. If your referral has expired, call your primary care physician and explain your situation. In most cases, your primary care physician will provide a new or extended referral.
- Bring the referral with you to the appointment. If you do not have a referral, or if the referral you have is expired, your HMO will not pay for your appointment.
If you have fee-for-service insurance or a PPO, you do not need a physician's referral to make an appointment.
We offer in-depth information about insurance in our Billing and Insurance section.