Prevention, evaluation, and management of illness and injury in athletic and physically active patients.
The term “Sports medicine” is used by various groups of people to confer a multitude of different meanings and fields of study. From Chiropractors to personal trainers in your local gym, from Orthopedic Surgeons to athletic trainers at your child’s local high school – the term is sometimes claimed by people in all of these professions.
Although each of these positions may fall within the very large scope of treating athletes and/or active patients, the term, as pertaining to this website and the information within, will be the following: “Sports Medicine is a sub-specialty branch of medicine dealing with the prevention, evaluation, and management of illness and injury in athletic and physically active patients”.
A “SM Specialist” is a Board-Certified Physician (M.D., or D.O) with unique and specialized medical training in both the treatment and prevention of illness and injury. For more information, please visit AMSSM.org.
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