Ivana Akinyeye, DPMPodiatry
Michael Sobolevsky, DPMPodiatry
Sunny Sajjad, DPMPodiatry
Staying active is good for both your physical and mental health. That’s why our team is your team, focused on helping you get back to the top of your game. University Health sports medicine providers specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of sports-related orthopedic conditions.
Sports-related conditions we treat:
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Arthritis of the knee, shoulder, foot or ankle
- Knee injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL injuries)
- Overuse injuries, like tennis elbow or rotator cuff tear
- Soft tissue injuries in the knee (meniscus tears, articular cartilage defects)
- Sprains and strains
- Tendonitis and bursitis
Treatments for Sports Injuries
When you’re out with a sports injury, you want an accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment to get you back on your game. We work with you on a plan that’s centered around your condition and goals. We’ll help you reach them using the latest orthopedic technology, the most advanced procedures and compassionate care.
Nonsurgical Treatment Options
We’re dedicated to using the least invasive approach possible to help your injury heal. We consider nonsurgical options first, including:
- Activity modification
- Anti-inflammatory medicine (over-the-counter and prescription)
- Interventional pain management (injections and nerve blocks)
- Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections and steroid injections
- Physical therapy and occupational therapy
- Immobilization (bracing and casting)
Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Surgery
If your sports-related injury needs surgery, you can count on experienced orthopedic surgeons with expertise in sports medicine. We know the most advanced techniques in arthroscopic procedures that are minimally invasive. That means you have no overnight hospital stay, less pain, quicker recovery, less scarring and fewer complications.
Our orthopedic surgeons can make repairs using pencil-thin instruments inserted through tiny incisions.
We can use arthroscopy to help repair sports-related injuries to your:
- Ankle and foot