Sports medicine deals with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports, exercise and musculoskeletal health. Do you or the young athlete(s) in your family have a sports injury? Are you looking for the best medical care? The UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine team provides comprehensive, personalized services designed to get you back in the game.
Sports Medicine Patients
From the professional, college or high school athlete to the weekend warrior or senior athlete, individuals of all ages and skill levels can benefit from our services to help you heal and return to your regular activities. And you don’t have to be an athlete to get expert care: if your “sport” is gardening or simply walking the neighborhood with your friends, we’re here for you.
About Sports Medicine Physicians
Our team of specialists includes Dr. Jack Vander Schilden, the head team physician for all University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) athletics, including the Trojans basketball team, and an orthopedic consultant for the Arkansas Razorbacks football team. Our staff also includes doctors who have been recognized by their peers to be listed among the Best Doctors® in America.
Some sports medicine physicians are orthopaedic surgeons, while others are family medicine physicians who have completed additional training in non-surgical sports medicine care. Our team also includes physical and occupational therapists who provide individual treatment programs with flexibility to meet your needs as your condition improves.