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ACL Tear

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the four ligaments that provides stabilization for the knee, and helps your knee move properly. If the ACL is torn by rapid twists or overuse, the injury can severely limit leg movement. 

Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are caused when the strong ligaments that support the ankle are stretched beyond normal limits. This can be the result of repetitive or aggressive foot movements and may impair your mobility. 

Concussion

Often the result of a traumatic injury to the head, concussions are very common in high-contact sports. Concussions can temporarily impair your normal brain function and should be treated as soon as possible.

Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is the result of overloaded and repetitive arm motions. Often, the elbow appears swollen and the outer joint aches.  If you are experiencing symptoms of tennis elbow, contact one of our Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians to make an appointment.

Groin Pull

A groin pull is any injury to the inner side muscles of the thigh that can be caused by sudden leg movements. When the groin muscle is strained, walking may feel aching and painful. If you are experiencing symptoms of a groin pull, contact one of our Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians to make an appointment.

Hamstring Pull

Our sports medicine service includes non-operative treatments for musculoskeletal problems such as sprains, muscles strains, fractures, tendonitis, osteoarthritis. Our specialists promote healthy lifestyle choices and advise on nutrition, supplements and ergogenic aids to help improve your physical performance.

Lower Back Pain

Many athletes mistake lower back pains for normal aches associated with exercise. However, ignoring major back pain issues could lead to a more serious injury. The lower back and vertebrae can be damaged or tweaked by running, bending or twisting in an abnormal manner. 

Quadriceps Strain

Generally triggered by excessive squatting or lunging motions, quadriceps strains can interfere with your ability to stand or walk. These types of injuries often cause sudden, sharp pain at the front of the thigh and are brought on by overworking the leg muscles.

Shin Splints

Shin splints are acute pain in the shin prompted by running on hard surfaces. There are many causes for shin splints, including abnormal foot arch, weak abdominal muscles or small stress fractures.

Shoulder Injury

Shoulder injuries occur when the rotator cuff tendons are inflamed, or the ligaments in the shoulder are torn. This kind of damage can be the result of falling on an outstretched arm, catching a heavy object, or through sudden jerking of the arm.