Annoucements

09.07.2007

Whitney High School football season begins.

PURPOSE

Indy Mini Marathon

This site is intended to be a comprehensive resource for athletes to learn more about sports medicine and medical acupuncture. Common sports related injuries and their treatment, rehabilitation and prevention measures will be discussed. This site is not intended to be a substitute for your medical professional but should instead be used as a tool to learn more about your injuries and treatment approach. It will include various physical therapy exercises and injury prevention protocols as well as suggested return to play benchmarks to help guide athletes during recovery.

SPORTS MEDICINE

Sports medicine is a medical specialty which utilizes a comprehensive and holistic approach to the diagnosis, management, and prevention of sport and exercise-related injuries and disorders. A sports medicine physician has specialized training with the focus to promote lifelong fitness and wellness, and encourages prevention of illness and injury. This physician helps the patient maximize function and minimize disability and time away from sports, work, or school. Sports medicine specialists not only look to make the appropriate diagnosis but also look at the patient from a comprehensive perspective to hone in on any training errors and anatomical variation that may contribute to the injury. He or she also helps coordinate the sports medicine team, which also includes other specialty physicians and surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, coaches, the athlete.

Disclaimer

THE MEDICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IS OF A GENERAL NATURE AND CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR CARE PROVIDED BY A QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL. THE CONTAINED INFORMATION DOES NOT ESTABLISH A DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP, AND I CANNOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ITS USE, OR MISUSE. EVERY EFFORT HAS BEEN UNDERTAKEN TO MAINTAIN THE ACCURACY OF THIS WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN. HOWEVER, YOU MUST INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY WHETHER THE MEDICAL INFORMATION IS APPROPRIATE TO YOU BY CHECKING WITH YOUR DOCTOR.