Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center formerly doing business as Tri-City Regional Medical Center’s
Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Services
Injuries are a common occurrence among athletes of any caliber. Sports injuries can be broadly classified as either traumatic or overuse injuries.
Traumatic injuries account for most injuries in contact sports such as football, hockey, lacrosse, and rugby because of the dynamic and high collision nature of these sports. These injuries range from bruises and muscle strains, to fractures and head injuries.
Overuse injuries, or cumulative trauma, occurs when repetitious movements and actions are performed over the course of time. The more time that elapses without treatment can greatly increase the damage.
The highly specialized orthopedists, neurosurgeons and other professionals at Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center formerly doing business as Tri-City Regional Medical Center, including world class Fellowship trained surgeons, are equipped with some of the most innovative technology and are skilled at treating both trauma and overuse injuries. Some commonly occurring sports-related injuries treated at Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center formerly doing business as Tri-City Regional Medical Center are: tennis elbow, shin splints, knee pain, stress fractures, hip injuries, frozen shoulders, pulled muscles, foot and ankle injuries and many others.
The experienced Orthopedic Surgeons at Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center formerly doing business as Tri-City Regional Medical Center also perform many joint replacement procedures, including those for hips and knees. We utilize advanced technology along with new and innovative approaches to joint replacement, including new implants for the hip and knee that can last a lifetime. In addition, customized knee and hip joints may be used for eligible patients who want to remain active and participate in exercise or sports activities following their joint replacement surgery. Whether your hip or knee is injured or you are in chronic pain as a result of osteoarthritis or some other condition, help is available from our team of leading joint and orthopedic specialists.
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