Our Sports Medicine specialists provide innovative, comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation for sports-related injuries, including strains, sprains, dislocations, fractures and damage to muscles, tendons and ligaments. Our experts specialize in sports injuries in recreational, amateur and professional athletes and use the most advanced diagnostic, treatment and conditioning approaches to keep patients active and performing.
Patients will be evaluated by a member of our sports medicine team and receive a comprehensive exam which may include diagnostic imaging such as X-ray, MRI or CT. Following evaluation, our team will diagnose your condition and work with you to develop the optimal treatment plan.
Sports Medicine at Mass General Brigham
Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine leads the nation in sports medicine research, technology and innovation. This is the place where doctors listen to both your body and your dreams. Whether you’re a collegiate athlete, a weekend warrior, or just committed to living an active lifestyle, our experts will help you safely and quickly return to the sports and activities you love.
The Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine team cares for the whole athlete and addresses any injury. We are the sports specialists that elite athletes from the New England Patriots to Division 1 college players depend on. We offer a full range of services tailored to your needs, including sports conditioning and injury prevention, advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options, and injury rehabilitation.
Salem Hospital clinicians collaborate with sports medicine specialists across our world-class network at Mass General Brigham to provide the most advanced, customized treatments available for your sports injury. We help you optimize your recovery and achieve your goals. Visit SportsMedicine.MassGeneralBrigham.org or contact us to learn more: 617-663-0461
Many sports-related injuries can be successfully treated with non-surgical approaches that we will evaluate carefully. Our sports medicine experts may suggest physical therapy or medication to alleviate pain and restore function or additional therapies such as cortisone injections, dry needling (trigger point injections), platelet-rich plasma, viscosupplement injections, orthobiologics or needle tenotomy.
Sports Physical Therapy
We work closely with local physical therapists and our Mass General Brigham colleagues in the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network to help you build strength, improve balance and flexibility, and increase your endurance. Your rehabilitation team will evaluate your condition and recommend a treatment plan, whether that’s a simple change to your training and equipment or a more comprehensive therapy plan. Our rehab partners use the latest research and technology to help you get back your competitive edge.
The goal of joint preservation is to prevent injury, reduce inflammation and preserve cartilage. Our expert team offers a range of treatments, including:
Patients with certain sports injuries, such as ACL tears, shoulder labral tears or meniscus injuries, may require surgery to make a full recovery. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to orthopedic surgery uses minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, modern anesthesia and rapid rehabilitation to support a smooth recovery.
Patients whose surgery requires an overnight stay at Salem Hospital will enjoy spacious, private rooms as well as the free valet parking and other amenities. All staff on these inpatient units are specially trained to care for orthopedic patients.