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Taking Care of an Injured Athlete is More Than Applying a Sophisticated Brace

It is the skilled hands-on evaluation and appropriate diagnostic testing that determine the best overall plan of care; remembering first and foremost, that it's not another injured athlete but a human being.

Many people in today's society choose to participate in athletics. Some are professionals whose physical performance is their livelihood, many are students who pursue sports in conjunction with academics, and still others are avid amateurs who participate in sports for recreation and physical fitness. All athletes with different skill levels, different motivations and different goals with one shared need & the need for a fully integrated, comprehensive sports medicine program that can be tailored to each athlete's goals. Unfortunately, injuries that occur during or related to athletic competition have become common among today's active population. At the McLeod Orthopedic & Spine Specialists, our philosophy is to provide all athletes professional and recreational with the same high quality level of care.

About McLeod Sports Medicine

Our dedication to keeping the athletic community healthy and active is evidenced by the comprehensive nature of our programming. In addition to providing specialized assessment and treatment for sports-related injuries, our clinical team is also actively involved in educating our area's athletes, coaches, and parents about injury prevention and recognition. We believe that educational programming is an integral factor to our success and by providing programs to the community which teach proper strength building, flexibility, conditioning, endurance, and training techniques, we can help to minimize the risk of injury occurrence.

Through integrating with local colleges, school districts and community venues, McLeod Orthopedic & Spine Specialists has helped thousands of individuals to better understand how to care for their bodies before, during and after participating in athletics.

Our sports medicine physicians and surgeons have particular expertise in the care of sports-related injuries. If it is at all possible, they prefer non-surgical solutions. If surgery is the right solution, McLeod Orthopedic & Spine Specialists physicians have the training and skill you can be confident in.

Learn more about McLeod Sports Medicine.

 

 

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