Quick Facts on Sports Medicine and Sports-Related Injuries

  • 90% of all sports injuries are non-operative and are best managed by rehabilitative care. With our on-site Physical Therapy center, athletes can be closely monitored by our physicians.
  • Our orthopedic surgeons specialize in minimally invasive procedures to quickly get the athlete back in action.
  • Our specialists offer pre-participation examinations, consultation on when to return to play after injury, advice on nutrition and supplements, and injury assessment and management.

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Gaithersburg
La Plata
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National Harbor / Oxon Hill
Silver Spring
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Washington, DC

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What is Sports Medicine?

Sports Medicine is a subspecialty that addresses prevention and treatment for all active people. At one time, specialists in this field primarily cared for the injuries of elite athletes. With today’s focus on physical activity as an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, Sports Medicine is now directed to serving anyone with musculoskeletal injury or pain who wants to be more active than their medical condition allows.

Sports Medicine specialists treat overuse injuries in individuals whose physical activities strain muscle groups, bones (stress fractures, shin splints), tendons, and ligaments.

Above all, Sports Medicine specialists are focused on lifelong fitness and wellness. They provide information and training for the prevention of illness and injury as well as treatment for conditions that limit physical activity.

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How are sports-related injuries treated?

Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine doctors, using the latest state-of-the-art care, specialize in preventing injuries and getting injured athletes back to health as quickly as possible. They offer a coordinated program for diagnosis, evaluation, operative and non-operative treatment, and education. The specialists provide pre-participation examinations, consultation on when to return to play after injury, advice on nutrition and supplements, and injury assessment and management.

Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine believes in physical therapy. Ninety percent of all sports injuries are actually non-operative and are best managed by rehabilitative care and ancillary treatments. With an on-site physical therapy center, the sports medicine specialists provide a closely coordinated program of medical care and rehabilitation aimed at getting you active again. If surgery is necessary, the latest techniques and minimally invasive procedures are used to quickly get the athlete back in action.

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