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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Whether you're trying out for the team or trying to keep up with the grandchildren, don't let a sports injury slow you down. At UT Health East Texas, we offer a full spectrum of advanced sports medicine services to help get you off the sidelines and back to doing what you love. We strive to get our patients back to an active, healthy lifestyle without discomfort or risk of re-injury. By properly identifying, treating and preventing injuries, we hope to maximize your athletic performance and help you achieve your goals.

To schedule an appointment, call us at: 903-596-3844.

Conditions we treat

When injuries occur and conditions develop, our sports medicine doctors are ready to provide surgical and non-surgical care. Our goal is to get patients back to their activities quickly, safely and fully recovered. Some of the most common sports- and exercise-related conditions we treat include:

  • Concussions
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Ligament injuries
  • Repetitive motion injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow
  • Sprains
  • Tendinitis, such as golfer's elbow
  • Tendon injuries, such as rotator cuff injuries
  • Other sports-related injuries, such as pulled muscles

Services & Treatments

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries: Functional evaluations, joint exams, fracture management, nerve entrapment
  • Performance Testing: Anaerobic power testing, VO2 max, compartment pressure testing
  • Concussion Management
  • Diagnostic Imaging: MSK ultrasound
  • Injection Therapy: Joint, soft tissue, trigger point and ultrasound-guided injections
  • Medical Illness of Sport:  Heat/cold/altitude casualty, injury prevention, post-injury care
  • Nutrition: Performance nutrition, exercise supplements
  • Running Form: Gait analysis and retraining, biomechanical evaluation

Providers For Sports Medicine