Caring for Sports Injuries

Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is a specialty that covers the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries caused by sports and exercise-related activities. The focus of sports medicine at Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center is to help patients make a full recovery so that they are able to resume their daily activities and return to the sport of choice as they are ready and able.

Sports, Exercise, Fall or Overuse Injury Treatment

Spring Valley Hospital's orthopedic and neurological specialists offer comprehensive care to address conditions or trauma involving the musculoskeletal system resulting from a sports injury, accident, overuse, fall or other condition. Our teams use a personalized approach in the management and treatment of a variety of conditions including:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries of the knee
  • Cartilage injuries in the knee
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Rotator cuff (shoulder joint area) tears
  • Other shoulder injuries and conditions
  • Torn ligaments
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of the hip and knee


Following sports related procedures, patients may need therapy and rehabilitation to help relieve pain and increase function. Spring Valley Hospital offers rehabilitation services to assist those recovering from surgery and other orthopedic procedures.

If you need a referral to an orthopedist or other physician at Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, call our free physician referral service at 702-388-4888