All of our sports medicine doctors are Doctors of Physical Therapy by trade. This means they're experts in assessing and treating of the neuromuscular and musculoskeletal system. They are also in the process or are currently being certified as Gray Method™ practitioners, which is our trademarked assessment and treatment approach to orthopedic, sport, and spine injuries.
Sports Medicine Faq_category
To be frank, we're the only conservative experts of athletic and sports injuries in the area and can get to the root cause of your sports injury rather than just treating symptoms like most other offices. Plus, my team and I were all athletes so we know what it feels like to be injured and unable to participate or play.
We do three things to determine the severity of your sports injury at our Fort Myers, FL clinic: We take a thorough history and listen to you We'll do a physical examination to discern if something is torn or broken We will do MSK ultrasound in the office (this is better than MRI and X-RAY) which will give us an image right on spot to discern if further intervention is needed.
What’s your approach to treating a sports injury? I don’t want injections or surgery because those types of things scare me…
Our approach is to get to the root cause of your sports injury rather than just the symptoms! That's what is wrong with most other sports doctors is that they typically just want to cut, give you anti-inflammatories, or tell you to rest. Our approach is COMPLETELY different.
We treat an array of sports injuries at our Fort Myers, FL sports injury clinic ranging from: Muscle strains & tears Golfers Elbow Tennis Elbow ACL Tears Muscle Strains Running Injuries IT Band Rotator cuff injuries Sprains & Strains Tendon injuries Lower back and neck pain Hip and knee joint pain Plantar fasciitis and ankle sprains Plus many, many, more...