Sports Medicine

Spine, General Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine located in Redwood City and Santa Clara, CA
Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine services offered in Redwood City and Santa Clara, CA

SOAR Spine and Orthopedics are the pioneers of the multidisciplinary approach to sports medicine. When you suffer an injury due to exercise or sports activities, you can rely on SOAR. The teams at Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, accurately diagnose and treat your condition to get you back on your feet in no time. Call the office today to schedule an appointment or book through the online reservation system.

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine, also called exercise medicine, includes a variety of therapeutic techniques to treat and rehabilitate an injury. The lessons learned from treating world class athletes can now be delivered to everyone. More specifically, injuries suffered during activities, like sports and exercise, benefit from sports medicine treatments and advanced rehabilitative therapies.

Prolonged damage to the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems can harm your health. The SOAR Spine and Orthopedics team continues to innovate and improve treatments to promote longevity and excellent quality of life.

What common injuries require treatment with sports medicine?

Common injuries treated by sports medicine include those that damage the musculoskeletal system. These injuries frequently happen during athletic activities, or prolonged repetitive exposure to exercise.

Injuries can damage soft tissues such as muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as boney injuries with fractures, and stress fractures. These can lead to permanent nerve and blood vessel damage and scarring.

How do doctors diagnose an injury before using sports medicine?

The SOAR Spine and Orthopedic team uses several ways to diagnose a condition before determining a solution. All physicians check important health markers with a thorough physical exam.

Other helpful diagnostic tests include ultrasound imaging, X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans. These technologies allow the experts to identify potential problems and create custom treatment plans.

How does sports medicine treat your injury?

Sports medicine techniques rely upon an accurate diagnosis and the creation of a specific goal oriented care plan with clear time frames, that will optimize function and return the injured individual back to a high level of desired activity. 

If you suffer from a sports-related injury and want an improved quality of life, call the Santa Clara or Redwood City, California, offices today to schedule an appointment. You can also reserve a time and date with the online booking tool.