Primary Care Sports Medicine
The Rutgers Health Primary Care Sports Medicine program specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. One of the first primary care sports medicine programs in the nation, our physicians are leaders in the field. In addition to seeing patients, our staff serves National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletic programs at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and at Princeton University.
Physicians in our program have earned national recognition for their work in analyzing concussions, and have been progressive in helping musculoskeletal ultrasound become a routine aspect of medical education and research.
Our doctors are on the faculty of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a part of Rutgers University, one of the top research institutions in America. Our physicians are active in research and in teaching about all aspects of sports medicine, and each brings leading-edge knowledge from the classroom to the exam room.
We provide a range of services, and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of
- Arthritis, back pain, neck pain
- Fractures, strains, sprains
- Medical illnesses in exercising individuals
- Pain in the spine and extremities
- Simple fractures and nonsurgical approaches
- Soft tissue injuries
- Sports injuries and illness, including metabolic issues
The program also provides
- Advice on injury prevention
- Exercise prescriptions
- Injections to treat soft tissue injuries, such as platelet-rich plasma injections (PRPs)
- Preparticipation evaluations
If you or a loved one is experiencing problems stemming from sports injuries, please make an appointment with the Rutgers Health Primary Care Sports Medicine program today.