Sports medicine is a subspecialty of orthopedics that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries suffered during athletic activity. The goal of treatment is to heal and rehabilitate the injury so patients can return to their favorite activities quickly, whether it’s Little League, recreational play or a high school, college or professional sport.
At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, our board-certified team of sports medicine physicians has been offering the best sports medicine New Orleans has to offer for 41 years and counting. Each of our orthopedic doctors brings unique expertise and training to this emerging field of medicine. With same-day appointments and a commitment to compassionate care, the physicians at Jefferson Orthopedic can help you find relief.
If you’re looking for minimally-invasive, cutting-edge solutions to sports-related injuries, you’ve found the right place. To schedule your first appointment, call 504-349-6804 or use our online scheduling tool below.
While many people assume sports medicine is the care of just high level athletes, it really is the treatment of any patient with injuries involving a major joint, namely the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle.
At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, we treat the following common shoulder injuries in athletes:
We also treat the following common knee injuries in athletes:
Additionally, we treat several common elbow injuries in athletes, including:
Finally, we provide treatment for many common sports injuries of the ankle:
Usually, no! While some severe tears and fractures may require surgery, the team at Jefferson Ortho tries to provide the least invasive solutions possible to our patients’ sports-related injuries.
The types of injuries classified here can occur from athletic endeavors to military duties, or even simple repetitive household or work activities. That said, a sports medicine patient can vary from a young little league baseball player or gymnast, to a high-level high-school, college, or pro athlete, to even a grandparent that wants to play tennis or enjoy the grandkids.
The sooner you receive treatment, the better your outcomes. That’s why Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to offer same-day appointments, including same-day surgeries for patients who are in need of immediate treatment for an injury.
The team at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic wants to make it as easy as possible for patients to get the top-quality care they need. Just schedule your appointment using our online tool. If you’re more comfortable talking to our friendly, knowledgeable staff, give us a call at 504-349-6804.