The Riverside Sports Medicine team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by physical activity - particularly sports and exercise. Whether you play sports on a structured team or for recreation, enjoy running races (with or without obstacles), cycling, CrossFit or weight lifting, you may be at risk of injury that could limit functioning and/or future performance.
Our team - because they are athletes themselves - understands how important sports and fitness are to you and we are dedicated to helping you stay competitive.
Riverside Sports Medicine offers a sub-specialty, team approach to the prevention of and treatment of injuries that include the most comprehensive services in order to minimize downtime and expedite return to normal activity.
Our Sports Services include the following:
- P rimary Care with a fellowship-trained Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
- Surgical and non-surgical solutions to injury with fellowship-training Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeons
- Specialized care for upper extremity joint injuries with fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon
Specialized care for hand/wrist and foot/ankle injuries
- Athletic Trainers assisting with injury prevention and acute care on the field, during practice and in the clinic
- Injury prevention exercise programming and return to play therapy with Sports Specialist Certified Physical Therapist team
- Team physician support
- Comprehensive pre-season physical exams to assess not only for orthopedic concerns, but also cardiac issues and blood disorders, such as sickle cell anemia
- Baseline and post-injury concussion screenings and evaluations
- Education on injury and illness prevention o Functional movement screens
- Exercise prescriptions o Balance and vestibular training for post-concussion patients
- Chronic and acute illness management o Sports nutrition counseling
- Counseling on usage of supplements and ergogenic aids
- Sports psychology
- Strength and conditioning counseling
- Special needs of the female athlete
- Form analysis (running, pitching, throwing, golf swing) and training recommendations to improve performance and reduce injuries