Who is it for?
Sports medicine is a useful and effective tool for a range of physiological conditions, specifically musculoskeletal pain including back pain.
Their extensive training gives them better tools for diagnosis and treatment that may not be available to other specialists.
What is a sports Medicine Physician?
Sports medicine specialists are medical doctors who specialize in the treatment of people who have injuries to their bones, muscles, joints, tendons, or ligaments that result from physical activity. Such injuries may include cartilage tears, ligament ruptures of the knee, and shoulder or knee problems.
How is it different?
Sports medicine physicians can not only diagnose your condition and prescribe required physiotherapy exercises, they are also able to perform specific tests, injections, and prescribe required pharmaceuticals that a patient may require. Some of there services are covered by Alberta Healthcare.
Sports physicians diagnose and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal system. They can order lab tests or diagnostic imaging procedures and analyze the results. They examine injury to advise and direct treatment plans. They can supervise the rehabilitation of injured people, prescribe medication for the treatment of injuries and coordinate with other personnel, such as coaches, athletic trainers, physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons. They can also perform procedures, such as injections and diagnostic ultrasound.
At Pro Health Chiropractic & Physiotherapy we provide musculoskeletal/Sport Medicine Assessments and ultrasound guided injections including cortisone and HA products (Durolane, Monovisc, Cingal and Sportvis).
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