We’ll Get You Back in the Game

When an athlete is faced with a sports-related injury, time is essential. The key to getting back in the game is having access to the care you need, and that’s where our team comes in. Our staff of fellowship-trained sports medicine and non-operative specialists offers exceptional care in the area of Sports Medicine for patients in the Chattanooga, Cleveland and North Georgia areas. The roster of patients we serve ranges from highly-devoted competitive athletes to hobbyists to everyday people who prioritize movement in their daily lives.

What is Sports Medicine?

Sports Medicine is the branch of medical care that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and/or prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. For our team, keeping you moving is our top priority, and we are uniquely equipped to help you get back to the sports and activities you love. Drawing on new and innovative treatment options and the latest technologies available, our sports medicine specialists exist to ensure every patient receives the best possible care.

Do I have to be a serious athlete?

Absolutely not. We are all athletic in our own ways and to varying degrees. But whether you play college football or go for leisurely walks on a regular basis, movement is a part of your day to day. If you find yourself with an injury or issue that inhibits your ability to participate in the activities you enjoy, you’ll need the care of a sports medicine specialist like the highly-trained doctors who make up our talented team.

Common Conditions We Treat:

  • Osteoarthritis joint pain
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Concussions
  • Head injuries
  • Heel pain/achilles tendinitis
  • Knee cap pain
  • Shin pain/shin splints
  • Stress fractures
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Overuse injuries
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Tennis elbow
  • Running injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hand and wrist sprains and fractures
  • Acute and chronic muscle strains
  • Groin (non-hip joint) pain


At Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics, we have the passion, knowledge and skill necessary to dramatically improve the lives of our patients, and that’s not something we take lightly. It’s always our ultimate goal to guide patients to overall better health, function and performance through highly-specialized care. We’re here to provide superior treatment for a long list of conditions so that you can continue living your life to the fullest extent.

We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and sports-related injuries, offering a range of treatment options from surgical to non-operative solutions, all designed to reduce pain, improve function and get active individuals back to their sport or activity of choice.

When to Seek Orthopaedic Care

Orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries can bring on a variety of symptoms, and it’s important to listen to your body. Symptoms may include chronic or worsening pain, joint instability and a limited range of motion. If your pain and symptoms are keeping you from sleeping well and going about your day to day activities, it’s probably time to see a doctor to be evaluated. Our non-operative orthopaedic specialists will assess your injury or issue, and recommend a specialized treatment plan to usher you toward recovery.

Get in Touch

If you’re dealing with pain, diminished range of motion, or other issues due to a sports or activity-related injury, let us help! Get in touch with our team of sports medicine specialists to schedule an appointment today. After all, life is too short to miss out on doing the things we love. Let’s get you back in the game.


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