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Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is an area of expertise that truly focuses on and increases the ability of athletes, treating and preventing injuries, and helping athletes both young and old to achieve their optimum physical wellness on the field. Our orthopedic specialists provide the foundation for athletes to gain the knowledge of what's happening with their physical health and how to avoid further injury as they participate in the sports they love.

Memorial Hospital of Converse County provides patient centered care and our providers and support staff get to know and care for athletes from every sport in order to tend to their concerns and needs. We work with them closely to help them be further in tune with their bodies so they have the foreknowledge of how and when to address injuries proactively to keep them from lingering.

No matter your sport, football to basketball, hockey to track and field our providers want to assist you to meet your optimum physical wellness and focus on your overall health.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy is always a big part of any recovery plan and our partnership with Big County Rehabilitation makes therapy following any procedure very convenient. Therapists work on the patient recovery floor or from their offices conveniently located adjacent to the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine group at Memorial Hospital. Individualized therapy plans are built through collaborative discussions between the surgeon and therapist to ensure patients receive the most timely and effective therapy available.

Some of the more common sports injuries are treated in our facility and can include:

  • Concussion
  • Muscle Cramps
  • ACL Sprains
  • ACL Tears
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Shin Splints
  • Muscle strains
  • Dislocation of Joints
  • Fractured or Bruised Bones

Our facility utilizes well trained physical therapists and providers who use therapies such as:

  • Hydro or Aqua Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Conditioning
  • Exercise & Physical Exams
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine