Reid Health Sports medicine providers have special training to restore function to injured athletes so they can get moving again and back in the game as soon as possible. They are experts in preventing illness and injury in active people. Sports medicine providers do work with professional athletes. But they also treat patients children through adults who are involved in an active lifestyle. Plus, they treat people who have physically demanding jobs, like construction workers.
Some of Reid Health Sports Medicine experts include:
Sports Medicine Family Physician.
Sports Medicine Surgeon.
Physical therapists. They help people rehabilitate and recover from injuries.
Certified athletic trainers. These athletic trainers provide rehab exercise routines to help patients regain strength. They also develop conditioning programs to prevent future injury.
Athletic Training Clinic
Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who improve functional outcomes and specialize in patient education to prevent injury and re-injury.
Sports Performance & Medical Fitness
Medical fitness is designed to maximize a person's health and quality of life.
Reasons to see a sports medicine specialist
You may want to see a sports medicine provider for an injury such as:
- Ankle sprain
- Knee and shoulder injury
- Exercise-induced asthma
- Heat illness
- Cartilage injury
- Pulled muscles
Cancer and its treatment may limit the physical activity of patients and survivors. This can result in the loss of strength and overall fitness. With the right help, many survivors can increase their physical activity because it is safe, achievable, and helpful. CancerFit is a free service and is designed to provide this for current patients and survivors.
Our Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist will create a program that is tailored to your specific needs. Training sessions are offered Tuesday & Thursdays for 30 minutes in duration, and by appointment only.
Our Sports Performance Program is designed to take your performance to the next level. Our program objectifies your performance, with testing at the beginning and end to let you know where you are and what hard training will get you. Our program will enhance speed, power, vertical jump, strength, core strength, agility and endurance.
Running June 1 through Sept. 1, select Reid Health offices will offer a special $10 promotion for sports physicals. Follow our CTA button below to find a location near you.
The Post Discharge Program is designed to help those who have run out of therapy sessions but don't feel comfortable enough to join a big, noisy gym on their own.
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