Sports Medicine

Experts in Sports Medicine for Sports Injuries

Scripps sports medicine specialists are team physicians for the San Diego Padres, the United States Olympic Training Center and local high schools.

They have extensive experience providing care for trauma-induced sports injuries, as well as conditions caused by athletic wear and tear. By combining their expertise with tailored rehabilitation services, these physicians help athletes at all levels overcome injuries and achieve personal peak performance.

Common sports injuries

Extensive training, experience and sophisticated technology enable accurate diagnosis, personalized treatments and rehabilitation for a wide variety of sports injuries:

  • Cartilage injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Fractures
  • Golfer’s and tennis elbow
  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis

Multidisciplinary team of sports medicine specialists

Sports medicine physicians at Scripps are supported by pain management specialists, rehabilitation professionals, specialty-trained nurses and other health care professionals — all dedicated to helping athletes regain their health and performance. Damage that might once have kept you on the sidelines permanently can be repaired with little or no loss of function.

Sports medicine surgical options

Scripps orthopedic surgeons perform a wide range of arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery to repair sports injuries. These surgical options include: