Specialty or Service:

Sports Medicine Doctor

Stop the pain and get back to your game

For athletes, nothing is more important than regular training. To be the best you need to be training consistently and an acute or chronic sports injury condition can have massive ramifications on your ability to train and therefore perform against the best. Thankfully, our Atlanta sports medicine specialist is fellowship-trained in sports medicine in addition to being a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Additionally, Thrive was voted the best orthopedic practice in Georgia in 2020 by our patients because we treat our patients the same way we treat our family. That's why we consider our sports medicine doctor to be among the best in Atlanta, Georgia.

These specialized doctors work with athletes to enhance their performance by focusing on the medical and functional aspects of exercise. The goal is to prevent injuries, increase peak performance and recover from injuries as quickly as possible when they happen. Our team is also comprised of certified athletic trainers who specialize in rehabilitation exercises to regain strength and reduce the chances of a future injury.

Our medical care is not restricted to amateur and professional athletes and is available to anyone with an active lifestyle who may be sore or injured from participating in a sport. We often see retirees who play golf or tennis, we are accessible to everyone!

Conditions We Treat

Our team treats a variety of sports conditions including acute traumas such as:

  • sprains
  • fractures
  • dislocations
  • strains

Additionally, we commonly see chronic injuries, generally from overuse, including:

  • overtraining syndrome
  • degenerative diseases
  • tendonitis such as tennis elbow

In particular, our Thrive team specializes in the following:

Knee Injuries

  • cartilage repair
  • ACL tear
  • knee fractures
  • knee arthroscopy
  • dislocation

Shoulder Injuries

  • rotator cuff tear
  • collarbone or clavicle fracture
  • impingement
  • shoulder arthroscopy
  • dislocation

Foot and Ankle Injuries

  • damage to your cartilage
  • ankle arthroscopy
  • foot and ankle fractures
  • heel pain

Regenerative Medicine

  • platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
  • stem cell therapy

Common Surgeries In Sports Injuries

Thankfully, the most common

for sports injuries are the least invasive with the quickest recovery times. The most common surgeries include:

Schedule your appointment with Thrive Ortho & Spine

While most injuries can be treated with simple over-the-counter medication and rest, ice, compression, and elevation, Thrive always recommends scheduling an initial consultation to ensure your condition is properly diagnosed. An unproperly diagnosed condition or a condition left untreated could result in a meaningful delay in achieving your goals within your sport of choice. Thrive is here to support you during your recovery, contact us today.

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