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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine services offered in Pueblo, CO

If a sprain, fracture, knee injury, or other sports injury prevents you from getting back out on the court or field, turn to the expert primary care team at University Family Medicine Center, P.C. in Pueblo, Colorado. They offer comprehensive sports medicine care for patients of all ages. Call the office or use the online scheduler today.

Sports Medicine Q & A

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine at the University Family Medicine Center, P.C. includes medical evaluations and treatments of common sports injuries, such as:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Fractures
  • Joint injuries
  • Knee problems
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Concussions
  • Ongoing pain
  • Muscle, tendon, or ligament injuries
  • Wounds

University Family Medicine Center, P.C. specializes in sports medicine, ensuring top-notch care and athletic performance for patients of all ages.

What are the benefits of sports medicine?

From training to injuries and recovery, the University Family Medicine Center, P.C. specialists work closely with patients to enhance bone health and muscle structure. The team develops fast, safe recovery programs for injuries. They also address dietary supplements, nutrition, body mass, and athletic performance.

Do I need sports medicine treatment?

To find out if you have a sports injury or which type you may have, your University Family Medicine Center, P.C. provider checks your vital signs and completes a physical exam. They review your medical history, accident history, lifestyle, and sports training regimen. You might need blood tests, X-rays, a CT scan, an MRI, or another imaging procedure.

What are my sports medicine options?

Sports medicine treatments available at University Family Medicine Center, P.C. include:

Lifestyle changes

Place ice or heat packs on an injury, wear a brace or cast, and rest the injured area at home to enhance healing after a sports injury.

Physical therapy

Doing physical therapy with the University Family Medicine Center, P.C. team improves strength and helps you heal as quickly as possible. It also reduces the chance of future problems. 

Fracture and wound care

University Family Medicine Center, P.C. offers fracture and wound care to ensure your injury heals properly, so you can resume sports training and maximize performance.

Injections

Injections can speed healing and reduce inflammation and pain associated with a sports injury.

Surgery

Severe sports injuries may require surgery. The University Family Medicine Center, P.C. team refers you to an orthopedic surgeon whenever necessary.

When should I schedule sports medicine visits?

Each patient has unique needs, which is why the specialists at University Family Medicine Center, P.C. personalize each treatment to help you recover fully. You might see your provider weekly, biweekly, or as needed during the healing process. They’re here for you every step of the way during recovery after a sports-related injury.

To take advantage of the innovative sports medicine options at University Family Medicine Center, P.C., schedule an evaluation by phone or online today.

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