Sports Medicine

Because of their dynamic nature, sports injuries require specialized methods of treatment. So whether you’re a weekend warrior or a high school, college, or professional athlete, if you suffer an injury, you need to see a physician with the highest level of experience in sports medicine. Regardless of the injury or level of competition, Florida Orthopaedic Institute sports medicine team’s training and experience is focused on a single goal: getting you back in the game.

The following Florida Orthopaedic Institute physicians specialize in sports medicine care:

Our Sports Medicine Program

Florida Orthopaedic Institute’s team of highly skilled sports medicine physicians and athletic trainers serve hundreds of Tampa Bay residents every week. We have the largest and most advanced sports medicine program in the region, and our surgeons are all fellowship trained in advanced arthroscopic techniques, with many years of experience.

Our sports medicine physicians have served as the team physicians for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Storm, Tampa Bay Rowdies, University of South Florida, University of Tampa, Saint Leo University and high schools throughout Hillsborough County.

Our compassionate team of healthcare professionals uses a multidisciplinary approach to ensure the most advanced treatment for all your sports-related injuries. Just as every athlete focuses on his or her particular sport, our team is dedicated only to sports medicine, and this ensures the best possible outcome.

We understand your desire to get back into the game and will do everything we can to make it happen safely.

Our full range of our sports medicine services include:

  • Advanced X-rays, MRI, CT and ultrasound diagnostic imaging
  • Surgery - Minimally invasive techniques, advanced ligament and tendon reconstruction, cartilage repair and restoration, bone and soft tissue repair and reconstruction
  • Concussion evaluation and management
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Injury prevention
  • Injections
  • Prescreening athletic physicals
  • Team physician and athletic trainer event coverage for professional, college and high school teams, triathlons, marathons and local sporting events
  • Education and training for coaches, trainers and students
  • Chiropractic treatment

 

Our Concussion Management Program

Each year, there are between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions in the United States. Through our partnership with ImPACT®, we offer concussion screenings. To schedule a screening, please call 813-978-9797 or to learn more about ImPACT®, go to: https://www.impacttest.com/about/.

 

Our Athletic Training Community Outreach Program

Athletic trainers are the first line of defense for the prevention and evaluation of injuries during athletic activities. We offer a unique Athletic Training Outreach Program designed to keep you active. Our licensed athletic trainers provide healthcare services to athletes at practices, games, tournaments and community events in the Tampa Bay Area.

Athletic trainers are allied healthcare professionals who work with physicians on the medical staff to prevent, evaluate, manage and care for many different types of injuries.

 

Orthopaedic Urgent Care

We recognize that injuries can happen outside the typical workweek, which is we offer Saturday-morning and early afternoon clinics at our Orthopaedic Urgent Care in South Tampa. Please take advantage of this opportunity to receive medical care even if you attend a high school that is not under contract with us.

 

Educational Seminars and Workshops

Research and education is at the forefront of the work we do. If you’re interested in having one of our sports medicine physicians speak to your school group, coaching staff, or organization please contact:Donna Bossuyt, at  DBossuyt@Floridaortho.com

 

Sports Medicine Technology and New Services