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 such as diabetes, heart disease and osteoporosis.
- Care provided for all levels of active individuals, from the recreational participant to the elite or professional athlete.