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Sports Medicine: Injuries We Treat

Wake Forest Baptist Health Sports Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina treats a wide range of physical ailments from tennis elbow, concussions to shin splints.  


Concussions/Head Injuries 

Cervical Spine injuries/conditions 

  • Disc disease

Thoracic Spine injuries/conditions 

  • Scoliosis 
  • Kyphosis

Lumbar Spine injuries/conditions 

  • Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis 
  • Disc disease

Shoulder injuries/conditions 

  • Labral tears 
  • SLAP lesions 
  • Instability 
  • Impingement syndrome 
  • Rotator cuff tears 
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis 
  • Dislocations 
  • Separations 
  • Capsular tears 
  • Osteolysis 
  • Clavicle problems 
  • Acromioclavicular joint injuries/problems 
  • Sternoclavicular joint injuries/problems 
  • Biceps tendon problems 
  • Throwing Injuries 
  • Arthritic problems of the shoulder

Elbow injuries/conditions 

  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) 
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) 
  • Little League elbow 
  • Ulnar collateral ligament injuries (Tommy John) 
  • Radial head fractures 
  • Loose bodies 
  • Valgus extension overload

Hand/Wrist injuries/conditions 

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome 
  • TFCC tears/sprains 
  • Fractures (including scaphoid/navicular) 
  • Hook of Hamate fractures (golfer’s wrist) 
  • Sprains

Hip injuries/conditions 

  • Arthritis 
  • Labral tears 
  • Stress fractures 
  • FAI (femoroacetabular impingement) 
  • Loose bodies 
  • Sports hernias 
  • Sprains/strains 
  • Hamstring injuries

Thigh injuries/conditions 

  • Quadriceps tendonitis 
  • Quadriceps tears 
  • Quadriceps contusions 
  • Greater trochanteric bursitis

Knee injuries/conditions 

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injuries (ACL) 
  • Posterior cruciate ligament injuries (PCL) 
  • Medial collateral ligament injuries (MCL) 
  • Lateral collateral ligament injuries (LCL) 
  • Posterolateral corner injuries (POL) 
  • Multiligament knee injuries 
  • Knee dislocations 
  • Patellar tendonitis (Jumper’s knee) 
  • Patellar tendon tears/ruptures 
  • Cartilage issues/transplantation 
  • Meniscal tears/injuries 
  • Arthritic conditions 
  • Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease 
  • Osteochondral injuries 
  • Anterior knee pain 
  • Patellofemoral stress syndrome 
  • Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITB)

Leg, Ankle, and Foot injuries/conditions 

  • Stress fractures 
  • Shin splints 
  • Periostitis 
  • Compartment syndrome 
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis 
  • Ankle sprains 
  • Fractures of the foot/ankle 
  • Achilles tendonitis 
  • Achilles tendon rupture 
  • Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease) 
  • Bunions 
  • Hammertoes 
  • Morton’s neuroma 
  • Arthritis of the foot/ankle 
  • Turf toe 
  • Metatarsal stress fractures 
  • Fifth metatarsal injuries/conditions 
  • Talonavicular injuries/conditions 
  • Plantar fasciitis 
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome


  • Exercise induced asthma (EIA) 
  • Cardiac conditions 
  • Pre-participation examinations 
  • Skin/rash problems

You may request an appointment with Wake Forest Sports Medicine online.


Quick Reference

Sports Medicine

New Patients 888-716-WAKE

For assistance after hours, please call 336-716-2011 and ask for the Orthopaedic Surgeon on call.
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