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Sports Medicine


Sports Medicine is a sub-specialty of orthopedics that deals with the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries in both amateur and professional athletes. In addition to an orthopedic physician, the Sports Medicine team at Mercy Medical Center includes physical therapists, athletic trainers and rehab specialists. Whether you suffer from back pain or arthritic joints, injuries or balance problems, our sports medicine therapists can bring relief and healing.

Sessions are by appointment only. A physician referral is required. Our fees vary depending on the services required, but most insurance is accepted.


Conditions Treated:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Total joint replacements
  • Arthritis pain and limitations
  • Neurological problems
  • Balance difficulties

Key Treatments:

  • Manual therapy
  • Electric stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Whirlpool
  • Traction
  • Massage
  • Heat and cold treatments
  • Progressive exercise programs
  • Education in home programs, balance and posture awareness, body mechanics, and movement
  • Energy conservation and adaptive functional activities