Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

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Athletes know all to well what can happen as a result of training and competing too hard. Injuries suffered during practice and competition are often treated by doctors in the field of sports medicine.

At MidJersey Orthopaedics, we know how important athletics can be in a person’s life, and that is why we work with athletes to treat and prevent injuries suffered on and off the field. Our sports medicine and orthopedic consultation includes the diagnosis and treatment of the following:

  • Achilles tendon tears
  • Anterior cruciate ligament injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Collateral ligament injuries (MCL, LCL)
  • Female athletic triad
  • Hamstring strain
  • Heat injury
  • Iliotibial band friction syndrome
  • Meniscal tears
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease (knee pain)
  • Overhead throwing athletes
  • Patellar tendon tear
  • Patellofemoral syndrome/runner’s knee
  • Playing it safe on the baseball field
  • Playing it safe on the tennis court
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear
  • Prevent golf injuries
  • Prevent inline skating injuries
  • Prevent scooter-related injuries
  • Quadriceps tendon tear
  • Return to play
  • Shin splints
  • Skateboarding safety
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stress fractures
  • Unstable kneecap

Treatments

Because sports medicine can include several different conditions and injuries, different treatments are often utilized. Depending on your specific patient history, the physicians at MidJersey Orthopaedics may recommend any of the following:

  • Home or gym-based exercise programs
  • Injections
  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Braces and Orthotics
  • Minimally invasive surgical procedures
  • Invasive surgery

For high school athletes, your doctor will work closely with the athletic trainer at the school to ensure that that athlete makes a full and safe recovery.

Find out more about Sports Medicine from the Orthopaedics connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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