Sports Medicine Specialist

International Spine, Pain & Performance Center

Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine located in Washington, DC & Arlington, VA

Nothing is more upsetting to an athlete than being sidelined with an injury. The team at International Spine Pain & Performance Center understands how you feel and specialize in sports medicine, offering cutting-edge methodologies to create customized treatment plans that help you get back in the game. Call the ISPP Center offices in Washington, D.C., or Arlington, Virginia, to learn more about their sports medicine services.

Sports Medicine

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine is a medical specialty focused on the health care needs of active individuals. You don’t necessarily need to be an athlete or member of a sports team to receive care from a sports medicine specialist.

The goal of the team at International Spine Pain & Performance Center is to help you heal quickly and safely so you can get back to your active lifestyle without your injury slowing you down.

What conditions are treated with sports medicine?

The team at International Spine Pain & Performance Center can determine if you’re a good candidate for sports medicine after a thorough examination that includes a physical, review of your symptoms, diagnostic testing, and discussion of your ultimate athletic goals. The team specializes in sports medicine and can treat a wide range of sports-related injuries, such as:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Back and neck pain
  • Fractures
  • Tendinitis
  • Golfer’s elbow or tennis elbow
  • Ankle or knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries

The goal of your treatment at International Spine Pain & Performance Center is to provide sustained pain relief, improve your function, and optimize your performance.

What can I expect during sports medicine treatment?

International Spine Pain & Performance Center is a multispecialty practice, and you can expect assistance from a team of sports medicine specialists to help you get back to doing the things you enjoy as quickly as possible. Your treatment plan is customized specifically to meet your individualized needs. The team at International Spine Pain & Performance Center use cutting-edge treatments to promote healing and recovery.

Your treatment plan may include:

  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Physical therapy
  • Interventional pain management

The team also specializes in interventional orthopedics and offers regenerative care, which includes the use of stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Professional athletes have been using PRP treatments to accelerate recovery from injuries with great success.

PRP is a blood product rich in platelets, growth factors, and specialized healing proteins that the team at International Spine Pain & Performance Center create from a sample of your own blood. Your specialist injects PRP into the site of your injury to help stimulate your body’s natural healing power to create new, healthier tissue.

To schedule your sports medicine appointment, call International Spine Pain & Performance Center or request an appointment online today.