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 children and teens involved in sports and adults who exercise for personal fitness. Plus, they treat people who have physically demanding jobs, like construction workers.
Some of Reid Health Sports Medicine experts include:
Physical therapists. They help people rehabilitate and recover from injuries.
Certified athletic trainers. These trainers provide rehab exercise routines to help patients regain strength. They also develop conditioning programs to prevent future injury.
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