Lower East Side Sports Medicine for Long-Term Orthopaedic Health

Brandon J. Erickson, MD January 29th, 2019

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute Is the Premier Source for Lower East Side Sports Medicine

No athlete wants their sports season to be interrupted by an injury or the treatment and recovery processes that follow. While the desire to avoid interruptions may lead some athletes to pursue quick fixes to serious orthopaedic injuries, many end up paying for this in the long-term as consequential long-term disabilities and complications emerge.

Sports injuries are complex issues that require specialized treatments. Don’t put your long-term athletic abilities and orthopaedic health at risk. If you’re a Lower East Side-area athlete who has experienced an orthopaedic sports injury, the first step toward comprehensive recovery is to visit an advanced Lower East Side Sports Medicine specialist at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

Learn more below about Sports Medicine treatments at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and how they promote long-term orthopaedic health for athletes.

Why Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute?

What distinguishes specialized Sports Medicine from general care?

The expertise, skills, and resources of Sports Medicine specialists enables them to provide the type of comprehensive care that injured athletes need, from cutting-edge surgical solutions to targeted strength-training programs.

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s Sports Medicine program in Lower East Side specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports-induced injuries.

Our Sports Medicine team is just that— a team. That means all of our care and treatments incorporate the diverse expertise of a wide range of specialists, including:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons

  • Non-surgical sports specialists

  • Rehabilitation specialists

  • Athletic trainers

  • Physical therapists

Comprehensive Lower East Side Sports Medicine Treatments

Athletes experience unique injuries; and, consequently, specialized treatment methods and unique approaches to care are of critical importance. The Sports Medicine team at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is proud to offer the following treatment options specifically aimed at addressing the orthopaedic damage associated with sports injuries.

  • Arthroscopy of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder

  • Cartilage Restoration Procedures: Microfracture, Osteochondral Autograft/Allograft Transplantation, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

  • Elbow Cartilage Repair

  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)

  • Elbow Tendon Repair

  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction (ACL Surgery)

  • Medical Issues of the Endurance Athlete

  • Meniscal Transplantation

  • Patellofemoral Joint Instability

  • Reconstruction of the Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow

  • Rotator Cuff Conditioning and Repair

  • Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty

  • Sports Bracing (Orthotics)

  • Shoulder Instability Procedures

  • Shoulder Labral Repair

  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Sports Medicine Procedures

  • Trauma

Long-term goals and priorities will be taken into account as your personal treatment regimen is composed. Treatments that will typically be prescribed for non-athletic patients are often insufficient for active athletes planning to return to sports activity. For example, many ligament and tendon tears that can be treated non-operatively among standard patients may be susceptible to repeat ruptures. With that in mind, injured athletes interested in preserving their long-term sports career will often be advised to undergo reconstructive Sports Medicine surgery.

Having access to the expertise of Sports Medicine specialists ensures that you are provided with the most effective care for your particular needs as an athlete.

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute: Renowned Sports Medicine

The Sports Medicine team at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is internationally recognized for excellence. Our clinical experience is unmatched; the specialists at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute evaluate over 80,000 sports injuries and provide over 10,000 sports surgeries annually.

The exceptional level of care available at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute has earned it the title of official sports provider for a number of major collegiate and professional sports teams.

Are you in pursuit of elite-grade Sports Medicine care? For serious athletes, a quick fix will not provide the long-term orthopaedic restoration that is needed to ensure the future of your athletic career. The Lower East Side Sports Medicine experts at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute provide the effective relief needed to get you back on your feet— and to preserve your athletic abilities for years to come.

To learn more about Lower East Side Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute or to schedule an appointment, please visit us here or contact us at 1-800-321-9999.

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