Sports Medicine: About Wake Forest Baptist Health
When you suffer a common sports injury, such as a traumatic torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) or a painful overuse injury such as tendonitis, you have plenty of options for care. When you choose our Sports Medicine specialists, you benefit from the region's most experienced team and advanced sports injury treatment options.
From high-level athletes to avid runners, bikers and "weekend warriors," our specialists are dedicated to keeping you active at the highest level with the latest technology.
Advanced Sports Medicine Treatment
Our sports medicine physicians regularly treat college athletes and professional dancers and perform the most complex procedures.
Our training goes beyond treatment of the most basic injuries and includes the latest in both operative and non-operative care, giving us a better understanding of every athlete's needs and sports injury treatment options. That wide range of experience makes us the best choice for expert sports medicine treatment and care, whether you're suffering from a common ACL tear or require a complex, multi-ligament knee repair.
The following universities and sports teams choose Wake Forest Baptist for their sports medicine healthcare:
Team-oriented Sports Medicine Treatment
Our physicians enjoy a seamless line of communication with the in-house physical therapy team working with their patients on sports injury treatment programs, sports injury prevention and rehabilitation. The therapists working one-on-one with their patients are just down the hall at the CompRehab Plaza, not in a different location across town.
What does that mean for you and your sports injury?
Your doctor and therapist can make immediate tweaks and changes to your routine as necessary and work together to assess your progress.
You benefit from the unparalleled services of a talented physical therapy team and one of the most sophisticated outpatient rehabilitation centers in the region.
Learn more about our Sports Medicine Therapy program.
Leaders in Sports Medicine Treatment
As an academic medical center, we are training tomorrow's leaders in sports medicine treatment and care in our fellowship programs. Our doctors are experts in their field. Most hold Certificates of Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Many of our sports medicine experts participate in cutting-edge research to find better treatment sports injury treatment options.
They are investigating ways to rebuild the meniscus and exploring tissue engineering to repair cartilage defects, along with participating in the nation's largest study evaluating injuries in runners.
Learn more about our sports injury research programs.
Request an appointment with Wake Forest Baptist Sports Medicine online.