Sports Exercise Medicine in NJ

 Sports Medicine

NJ Spine and Wellness offers a comprehensive approach for those with sports related injuries. Our team will take a comprehensive history of your atheltic background, your injury,we will perform appropriate physical exams, order imaging if necessary, and provide a custom tailored plan for the injured athlete. NJ Spine and Wellness facility evaluates and treats many sports related injuries including injuries to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, neck, low back, hips, legs, knees, ankles, and feet.

The Sports Medicine team is comprised of Board Certified Doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This type of physician is an expert in nerve, muscle, and bone and treats injuries that affect how people move. Multiple treatments are utilized in the treatment of sports related injuries and most solutions include non-surgical options for musculoskeletal conditions. These treatments include medications, joint injections, trigger point injections, epidural injections, bracing, ergonomic recommendations, training alternatives and

strategies, and therapy and exercise prescriptions. The ultimate goal is to maximize the patients function and return the athlete back to their activity.

Once a condition is diagnosed and a plan is made, our doctor will stay in contact with your therapists. The sports medicine physical therapists at NJ Spine and Wellness will work with our Medical Doctor and keep them informed of the athlete’s progress. This team approach provides for a more customized treatment plan that will get the athlete back on the field of play.

Our therapy gym utilizes an array of exercise equipment and modalities to complement a patient’s athletic program. The therapists will initially work on pain reduction, then move on to restoring range of motion, next strengthening the affected area, and finally guide sport specific movements. Visit ourNJ Spine and Wellness location page for a detailed list of location and hours available.