From sprained ankles to shoulder injuries in overhead athletes, we see it all. Dr.Kelley has special training to restore function to injured athletes so they can get moving again as soon as possible. Although sports medicine doctors do work with professional athletes, they also treat children and teens involved in community sports and adults who exercise for personal fitness.
Common sports injuries that can result in seeing a sports medicine specialist are knee and shoulder injuries, stress fractures, ankle sprains, concussions, cartilage injuries, and more. A sports medicine specialist can also be seen for advice in other areas of health, like nutrition, exercise, supplements, and how to prevent injuries before they occur. A sports medicine specialist works to help make the performance of the athlete more advanced, as well as ensuring their safety while performing the activity