At Sentara, our sports medicine team uses special training and clinical expertise to treat a wide range of orthopedic injuries. We help people of all ages by providing customized treatment plans and comprehensive care. Regardless of your age, activity level or lifestyle, you can count on our orthopedic experts and our sports performance and therapy team to help you feel better and keep you moving.
Most sports injuries improve with a combination of rest, physical therapy and pain medication. If your doctor recommends surgery, you're in good hands with our highly skilled orthopedic surgeons and sports-specialized physical therapists. We use our extensive experience to treat you with minimally invasive procedures that require fewer incisions and less recovery time.
What is sports medicine?
Sports medicine doctors treat people with injuries that result from any type of exercise or activity. At Sentara, our team includes specially trained doctors, nurses and physical therapists with advanced training in how the body moves. We specialize in treating and preventing injuries so our patients can get back to the activities they enjoy.
We customize every sports medicine program to fit your lifestyle and goals. Whether you're a professional athlete, student or weekend warrior, we use our expertise to get you back in the game.
Depending on several factors, including your age, overall health, athletic goals and past injuries, we can help you:
- Reach your athletic potential
- Return to a sport or resume activities after an injury
- Stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle
- Prevent injuries
- Balance sports and activities with overall wellness
Our orthopedic experts
At Sentara, you'll find a team of highly trained experts with decades of experience in orthopedics. Using the latest treatments, sophisticated technology and minimally invasive techniques, we help you feel better faster so you can get back to your life. You can count on us to provide comprehensive care, education and support at every step. Meet our experts to learn more.
At Sentara, we offer a full spectrum of care from sports-related injuries, such as from sprains, fractures, dislocations and soft-tissue injuries to sports performance to help you perform at your best. Our experts also have special training in diagnosing and treating concussions. Using sophisticated imaging technology, we diagnose all types of injuries accurately to provide the most effective treatment and advanced care.
You don't have to be an elite athlete to benefit from sports medicine. Our patients include individuals of all ages who enjoy a variety of activities, such as walking, running, dancing and gardening. We treat injuries in the knees, legs, back, shoulders and hands, as well as joint pain and stiffness. We work closely with you to address your needs and help you feel your best. Depending on your location, our services can include: