Enhance Your Power through Sports Medicine at Southcoast Health.

“When athletes face injuries, they turn to the seasoned professionals of Southcoast Health’s sports medicine team. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete or a weekend enthusiast, we’re here to aid your return to peak performance.

Southcoast boasts one of the most extensive hospital-based sports medicine programs in New England. Our certified athletic trainers collaborate with athletes of all skill levels, partnering with local high schools and colleges to both prevent and treat injuries.

Equipped with cutting-edge technology, minimally invasive procedures, and experienced physicians, Southcoast is your premier destination for sports injury treatment. We take pride in providing:

  1. Experienced orthopedic surgeons with specialized sports medicine training, serving areas from Rhode Island to Wareham, conducting over 1,200 arthroscopic procedures annually.
  2. A comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program, staffed by skilled rehab specialists from the region, ensuring a speedy and safe recovery close to home.

Dedicated Athletic Trainers in Local High Schools

Our certified athletic trainers (ATCs) at Southcoast are true experts in athletic healthcare. They collaborate with physicians, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals to prevent and treat athletic injuries, catering to athletes from recreational to professional levels.

Southcoast Health extends its services to 11 local high schools, offering medical care for student-athletes by treating a wide range of injuries and illnesses, including:

  • Compartment syndrome
  • Concussions
  • Heat-related issues like stroke and exhaustion
  • Muscle contusions and cramps
  • Overuse injuries in young athletes
  • Sprains, strains, and other soft tissue injuries

Our sports medicine physicians bring experience working with prestigious teams such as the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics. Many have completed fellowship training in sports medicine at some of the nation’s leading teaching hospitals.

From orthopedic surgery to rehabilitation and sports medicine programs, Southcoast Health is the dependable source for personalized care. Whether you’re in Fall River, Dartmouth, New Bedford, or Wareham, you can locate a sports medicine specialist with us or reach out to learn more.”

Reference

www.southcoast.org

https://www.mclaren.org/main/news/protecting-kids-from-spring-and-summer-sports-inju-4424

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