Sports Medicine

At Riverside, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by physical activity -particularly sports and exercise. Whether you play sports on a structured team or for recreation, enjoy running races (with or without obstacles), cycling, CrossFit or weight lifting, you may be at risk of injury that could limit functioning and/or future performance. Our team of professionals understands how important sports and fitness are to you and we are dedicated to helping you stay competitive. Riverside Sports Medicine offers a sub-specialty, team approach to treating injuries that include the most comprehensive services in order to minimize downtime and expedite return to normal activity.

Our team of medical professionals include:

Sports Medicine care is available in your community. Types of sports injuries we treat include (but are not limited to):

  • Ligament injuries
  • Sprains or ruptures
  • ACL in the knee, AC ligament in the shoulder, UCL of the elbow
  • Joint injuries
  • Dislocations & subluxations
  • Hip and shoulder labrum tears
  • Muscle injuries
  • Strains, ruptured muscles or tendons
  • Overuse injuries
  • Shin splints, IT band tightness, tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries
  • Acute and trauma-related injuries
  • Fractures
  • Stress fractures
  • Bursitis
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Concussions (mild traumatic brain injuries) and second impact syndrome

We also partner with local colleges and high schools to offer team physicians and athletic training services, which allows us to practice medicine outside of our clinics on the sidelines. Through this care we offer such non-surgical services such as:

  • Comprehensive pre-participation physical exams to assess for not only orthopedic concerns, but cardiac issues and blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia
  • Baseline and post-injury concussion screenings and evaluations
  • Education on injury and illness prevention
  • Functional movement screens
  • Exercise prescription
  • Balance and vestibular training for post-concussion patients
  • Chronic and acute illness management
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Counseling on usage of supplements and ergogenic aids
  • Sports Psychology
  • Strength and conditioning recommendations
  • Special needs of the female athlete
  • Sports-focused physical therapy
  • Form analysis (running, pitching, throwing, golf swing) and training recommendations to improve performance and reduce injuries
When non-surgical treatments aren't the solution, our orthopedists are experts in providing state of the art arthroscopic and cutting edge orthopedic surgery that is backed by the best available medical literature.
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