Sports Medicine

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From the weekend warrior to the professional athlete, and young athletes in youth sports through high school, Hoag Orthopedic Institute provides access to top orthopedic surgeons and physicians dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system including specialists in elbow, foot and ankle, hip knee, and shoulder injuries.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s broad range of affiliated fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors, athletic trainers and physical therapists all specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating injuries related to participating in sports and/or exercise, specifically the rotation or deformation of joints or muscles caused by engaging in such physical activities.

Access to the Same Sports Medicine Doctors as the Los Angeles Chargers

Through our comprehensive sports medicine program, athletes at all skill levels receive access to the same caliber and care as world-class athletes.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute is proud to be the official health partner of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Orange County Soccer Club. Our Sports Medicine Program offers the experience of skilled physicians and physical therapists specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses.

Partnerships with Orange County High School Sports Teams

Hoag Orthopedic Institute's sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons volunteer to serve local athletic teams at the sidelines, giving world-class care to the community. Our doctors, surgeons and athletic trainers work directly with a number of local athletic events and high schools providing sports medicine services at the sidelines including access to state-of-the-art surgical techniques.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s orthopedic-specialized sports medicine team will work closely with you to establish a personalized rehabilitation plan. Our goal is to return you to an active life and the sports you enjoy.


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Common Sports Injuries Treated

Our team of expert orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors, physiatrists and physical therapists are dedicated to getting you back in the game by restoring your mobility through innovative and evidence-based treatment options, excellent patient care and superior outcomes. Our experts have extensive experience treating a range of sports injuries & conditions including:

  • Sports Injuries & Overuse Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Knee, Shoulder & Hip
  • Muscle Strains & Sprains
  • Shoulder Injuries: Dislocated Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Tear, Shoulder Instability
  • Knee Injuries: ACL, PCL, Meniscal Tear, Runner's Knee
  • Arm/Elbow Injuries: Biceps Tendon Rupture, Golfer's Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Throwing Injuries
  • Hip Injuries: Labral Tear, Snapping Hip
  • Sports Concussions
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries

Conservative or Non-Surgical Sports Injury Treatments

We realize that surgery isn't likely your first choice when addressing a sports injury, so our orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors will exhaust non-surgical treatment options before suggesting surgery.

  • Closed Reduction (Shoulder or Sternoclavicular)
  • Concussion Evaluations & Management
  • Corticosteroids / Cortisone Shots
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
  • General Musculosketal Care
  • Shoulder Braces (Shoulder Stabilizer, Sling, Posture Support)
  • Steroid Injections
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP Injections (Platelet-rich Plasma Injections)
  • Sports Bracing & Orthotics
  • Sports Performance Training & Injury Prevention
  • Sports Physicals
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections

Sports Injury Surgical Treatment Options

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder
  • Cartilage Repair / Cartilage Restoration
  • Meniscal Tear Surgery
  • LCL Reconstruction
  • PCL Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labral Repair
  • SLAP Lesion Tear Surgery
  • Trauma & Fracture Care
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Team Coverage: Giving Back Through Service

Hoag Orthopedic Institute physicians provide team coverage for athletic teams in local high schools, community colleges and universities, as well as professional teams. This extends to preseason physicals, athlete injury treatment and athletic trainer education. Team physicians and the sports teams they serve in 2020 include:

HOI Sports Team Affiliations

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Our Team in Action

ACL Repair

Recovery and rehab help to restore the confidence in your body and in your mind. Now, months out from full recovery, I am leading our team in goals and playing with more intensity and competiveness.

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