SPORTS MEDICINE

No matter what level athlete or fitness enthusiast you are, sports medicine can help you recover from an athletic injury and learn how to prevent the injury from happening again. Our team of talented sports medicine professionals will help you get back in the game as quickly and safely as possible, whether you’re an adult, teen, or child.

Common adult sports injuries we treat include:

  • Achilles Tendon Tears
  • ACL Tears
  • PCL Tears
  • Meniscus Cartilage Tears
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Finger Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Pitcher’s Elbow
  • Hamstring Muscle Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear Sprains & Strains
  • And more
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Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Injuries

Dr. Glasson has extensive experience in treating children and teens with orthopedic injuries and conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. We strive to use the most conservative, non-invasive treatments when possible.

If surgery is necessary, our team of care providers will provide an individualized treatment plan, including rehabilitation following surgery and expectations for returning to sports and physical activities.

Sprains, Strains, & Bruises

Most children’s sports injuries are a result of minor trauma to muscles, ligaments, and/or tendons. Symptoms include immediate localized swelling, pain, and/or discoloration.

Growth Plate Injuries

Some sports injuries may affect the growth plate. The growth plate is the area of developing tissues at the end of the long bones in growing children and adolescents. When growth is complete, sometime during adolescence, the growth plate is replaced by solid bone.

Overuse Injuries

Pain injuries such as stress fractures (a hairline fracture of the bone that has been subjected to repeated stress) and tendinitis (inflammation of a tendon) can occur from overuse of muscles and tendons. These overuse injuries in young athletes are most commonly seen in the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle.

Common pediatric sports injuries we treat include:

  • Little League Shoulder
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries (Elbow)
  • Elbow Impingement
  • Little League Elbow
  • Femoral Acetabular Hip Impingement
  • Snapping Hip
  • Kneecap Instability
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Collateral Ligament Tears (Knee)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
  • Growth Plate Fractures

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