What is sports medicine?
The clinical practice of sports medicine involves a wide array of medical care which revolves around prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports, or activity-related, injuries and ailments. Primarily focusing on orthopedic-related conditions, sports medicine physicians receive specialized education and training to address medical and therapeutic aspects of participation in sports and physical activity, which can include:
- Sports Injury Diagnosis and Treatment
- Sports Injury Prevention
- Sports Training and Athletic Performance, including:
- Exercises and Workouts
- Sports Nutrition
- Sports Psychology
Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spanning multiple medical disciplines, our diverse team of physicians and specialists are highly experienced in addressing a wide array of sports and rehabilitation issues. From weekend warriors to professional players, Florida Hospital offers an extensive range of services to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual and psychological needs of our patients. From non-surgical rehabilitation and medicine to advanced to minimally invasive surgical procedures, our dedicated clinical teams offer care for every athlete at any level.
In fact we are the hospital of record for the NBA’s Orlando Magic, University of Central Florida Athletics, Disney’s Wide World of Sports, The Champs Sports Bowl and the Florida Citrus Bowl.
Through individualized treatment plans, which promote health and healing, we are able to care for the whole person as well as the injury or disease itself.