Lahey Hospital & Medical Center provides a multidisciplinary team approach for the evaluation and treatment of athletes of all ages. Physicians in all specialties are easily accessible for consultation, allowing outstanding care to the athlete/patient.
Orthopaedic surgeons with fellowship training in sports medicine and physical therapists with special interest and expertise in athletic injuries work together to help athletes recover quickly and return to their sport.
The Sports Medicine Center treats recreational and competitive athletes of all ages, and services are available Monday through Friday, including evening hours. In addition, educational lectures and training programs geared to preventing athletic injury are available to schools and athletic programs upon request.
At Lahey, our sports medicine specialists have advanced training that enables them to treat complex problems of the upper and lower extremities. Areas of expertise include:
- Advanced arthroscopic procedures of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and wrist
- Cartilage transplantation
- Complex ligament reconstruction of the knee
- Rotator cuff disease
The Sports Medicine specialists at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center provide physician services and sports team coverage for professional and amateur athletes including the Professional Squash Association, as well as local college and high school teams.