SERVING THE GREATER SAN DIEGO COUNTY AREA
SAN DIEGO: MISSION VALLEY, & RANCHO BERNARDO, CA
What is sports medicine?
Sports medicine specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing injuries in athletes and other active people.
Sports and physical activities offer many health benefits. Unfortunately, the extra stress placed on your body also puts you at risk of injury. When you suffer a sports injury, you need a sports medicine expert to assist you in recovering quickly and safely.
FIX Medical Group’s multispecialty team includes sports medicine practitioners. They take a more proactive approach to care, serving more like your coach than your doctor, giving you the tools you need to heal and improve.
Who needs sports medicine?
Anyone with a sports-related injury needs sports medicine, including athletes, gym-goers, and weekend warriors.
The FIX Medical Group team manages all types of sports injuries, including:
- Sprains and strains
- Tendon tears
- Joint pain
- Back pain
- Rotator cuff injuries
You also need sports medicine to prevent an injury or improve your athletic performance.
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What happens during a sports medicine evaluation?
Your FIX Medical Group sports medicine evaluation is comprehensive. The team wants to fully understand your health condition, limitations, and goals.
Your provider asks detailed questions about your injury and sport. They also ask about your usual exercise routine and diet. They then complete a physical exam, paying close attention to your injury.
The team could request imaging procedures like X-rays or CT scans to confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
What are sports medicine treatments?
When creating your sports medicine treatment plan, the team partners with you. They talk to you about your injury, general health, and treatments to help you reach your goals
Treatments can include:
- Physical therapy
- Massage therapy
- Chiropractic care
- Nutrition therapy
- Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
- ARPwave™ therapy
- K-Laser therapy
- Active release technique (ART®)
- NXPro® (neuromuscular stimulator)
The team works closely with you, providing the therapies that help you heal as fast and safely as possible. Once you’re at your previous activity level, the team gives you the tools and support you need to maintain your health and performance.
Call FIX Medical Group today or schedule your sports medicine consultation online.