What is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician?
Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians have specialized training and skills to provide medical expertise for all active patients. This may include:
- the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.
- treatment of exercise related medical problems such as concussion, asthma and osteoarthritis
- illness and injury prevention and the recommendation of exercise and physical activity for well being and the prevention of chronic medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease and osteoporosis.
- care provided for all level of active individual, from the recreational participant to the elite or professional athlete.
Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians have experience with injections, bracing, exercise prescription, pre-participation medical assessments, anti-doping and sporting event medical coverage as well.