What is Sports Medicine?
Sport medicine centers on helping people who have sustained an injury while playing a sport, during exercise or any other physical activity. But it is more than just that. There are many things that a sports medicine doctor can help with. A sports medicine doctor can help someone recover from an injury and regain full function. They can also help people with disabilities increase their mobility and capabilities. They can help an athlete improve their athletic performance and teach an athlete how to prevent injuries. There is a wide range of things that a sports medicine doctor can do.
Although many sports medicine doctors work with athletes, they also work with children, teens and adults who are involved in sports or who engage in any physical fitness activity. Whether you have sustained injuries playing a sport or just want to learn how to prevent a reoccuring injury, seeing someone who specializes in sports medicine can help.