A sports medicine physician has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that often impact people who are physically active in sports. Carolina Orthopedics is fully equipped to handle sports-related issues. Our physicians work in conjunction with our athletic trainers and therapists to help prevent injury in athletes and to restore injured patients to full athletic condition. Sports medicine doctors also treat people who’ve been injured in physically-taxing jobs.


All of the sports medicine doctors at Carolina Orthopedics are board-certified orthopedic surgeons. This provides more value in our service, as we can diagnose and fully-treat a wide variety of injuries. In addition, we can work with you or your athlete via therapy and also design an athletic training program to help prevent future injuries to the afflicted area.


Some common injuries that can be helped by a sports medicine specialist are:

  • Sprains

  • Shin splints

  • Tennis elbow

  • Ankle sprains

  • Fractures

  • Knee and shoulder injuries

  • Tendonitis

  • Cartilage injuries

  • Groin pull

  • Hamstring strain