Sports Medicine

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For patients who love to stay active, a sports-related injury or disorder can be debilitating, impacting their day-to-day life and keeping them from the sport they love. UT Southwestern Medical Center's Sports Medicine team specializes in triumphs – helping patients return to a sport or activity as quickly and safely as possible. 

Combining experts from orthopaedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and more, our specialists are dedicated to treating sports-related injuries and disorders that affect the bones, joints, and muscles. We work closely with patients to develop individualized treatment plans, whether they require the most advanced nonsurgical care available or the latest minimally invasive arthroscopic procedure.

Comprehensive Care for Sports-Related Conditions

All ages and levels of athletes, as well as individuals who simply want to stay active, can count on UT Southwestern's sports medicine specialists for exceptional care that is customized to each patient’s needs.

Our multidisciplinary Sports Medicine team includes surgeons, doctors, rehabilitation specialists, orthopaedic experts, and other leading health care professionals. We are experts in treating sports injuries and disorders of the:

Our sports medicine services include: 

  • Casting and functional bracing
  • Complex surgical procedures 
  • Evaluations of conditions and injuries using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools
  • Injury prevention information
  • Medical management and nonsurgical treatments
  • Minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery
  • Physical rehabilitation services
  • Platelet-rich plasma treatments 

Minimizing Downtime With Effective Treatments

Our specialists offer safe, effective treatments focused on reducing downtime and helping patients achieve their long-term performance goals. We always consider the injury, the objective of the patient, and the full spectrum of treatment options available. 

Whenever possible, our team offers conservative treatments before recommending surgery. In cases where surgery is required, patients can rely on our sports medicine specialists to determine the right procedure for their situation. 

We are experts in highly advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures – particularly those involving the shoulder, knee, and hip. Our orthopaedic surgeons are trusted by athletes throughout the community. For patients at all levels, our expertise in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery translates into faster recovery times – sometimes days, instead of weeks – so they can get back to doing what they love. 

Leaders in Sports Medicine

Our specialists work with all levels of athletes and active adults. Our patients include athletes from:

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Our sports medicine team provides compassionate, personalized rehabilitation therapies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions, illnesses, and injuries. Our extensive experience in postsurgical joint replacement, fracture repair, spine care, and sports injury rehabilitation enables us to provide each patient with effective treatments for improved health and mobility. 

Our physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists offer comprehensive physical, occupational, and recreational therapy programs, including individualized exercise programs to strengthen the appropriate muscle groups. These therapy programs help our patients more readily return to their typical day-to-day activities, as well as regain their athletic performance after a sports injury. 

In addition, the musculoskeletal program assesses how custom or prefabricated braces, orthopaedic shoes, and other devices can help with balance and mobility.

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