Sports medicine is a health care field where doctors target and treat a range of injuries and conditions particular to athletes and people who lead a heavily active lifestyle. The assistance of a sports physician is essential to maintain physical safety while you push yourself during training. Personalized treatment plans for athletes who have been injured are best understood by physicians who practice sports medicine.
That’s why the OrthoAtlanta sports medicine specialists are some of the best in Atlanta. Our team works hard to ensure that you stay safe, protected, and healthy whenever you practice and play sports or engage in a rigorous exercise program. Preventing injury and illness, recovering from injuries, and being smart in your performance goals function together to create a healthier active lifestyle.
Educational videos below highlight conditions and treatments for some of the most common sports injuries. You may also view additional conditions and treatments within other specialty areas of this web site, including:
Common Conditions & Treatments
Learn about common sports medicine injuries and illnesses that can negatively impact an active lifestyle, including the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of common conditions. OrthoAtlanta physicians evaluate both non-surgical and surgical treatment options in the treatment of sport injuries and degenerative conditions.View Video Library
OrthoAtlanta physicians near you who most commonly treat sports-related injuries and degenerative conditions that can impact an active lifestyle.
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