Sports Medicine

Injuries can happen to even the toughest athletes. Our team is dedicated to getting young athletes back on their feet and back in the game. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained Sports Medicine specialists treat all sports-related injuries or conditions in both youth and adults.

Sports Medicine Services are designed for us to partner with area school athletic departments to provide professional training and physician services which keep your athletes healthy and ready to perform at the highest level.

Injuries, especially those that go untreated, can negatively affect an athlete's performance and even quality of life after sports. We are dedicated to ensuring safe recovery for athletes to continue doing what they love at the best of their abilities.

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Our Sports Medicine Services

Common Acute Joint Conditions Treated: Foot, Ankle, Knee, Hip, Back (Low, Middle, Upper Spine), etc.

Common Acute Muscular Conditions Treated: Lower Leg, Thigh, Core, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, etc.

Other Activity Related Conditions: Head Concussions, Heat-Related Illnesses, overuse and chronic conditions, stress fracture, and other conditions.

Sports Medicine Conditions Treated

Preventative services: Nutrition Counseling, Strength and Flexibility, Biomechanical Analysis, Hydration, Bracing, Taping, and other services.

Injury Management services: Onsite evaluation and diagnosis of athlete-related conditions, onsite splinting and bracing, recognition and treatment of trauma, concussion evaluation and management, and other injury services.

Rehabilitation and return to participation services: Dry needling, aquatic therapy, blood flow restriction, Graston, cupping, and more.

CHRISTUS is dedicated to helping patients quickly recover from injury or illness and get back to their peak performance. We use advanced treatments and technologies that are proven effective in promoting faster recovery times.

Immediate Injury Care for Urgent Injuries

Sports injuries can vary greatly, but some require immediate medical attention.

If you have any of the following injuries, it is important to seek immediate medical care in an emergency room:

  • Head or neck injury
  • Spinal cord Injury
  • Broken bone
  • Severe bleeding that won’t stop
  • Chest pain
  • Concussion
  • Heat stroke
  • Muscle strain with severe pain
  • Knee injuries
  • Dislocated joint
  • Eye injury

Sports injuries that need to be seen by a consultant include:

  • Muscle strains and sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Ligament tears
  • Ruptures
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis or bursitis
  • Dislocated joints and bone fractures

Athletic Trainers and Mobile Athletic Training Unit partnership

CHRISTUS Health has provided 50 athletic trainers at over 80 Northeast Texas school districts, colleges, and universities.

CHRISTUS athletic trainers work together to provide high quality care for athletes. Athletic trainers work in collaboration to discuss injuries and treatment plans, and to learn from one another.

Our trainers help athletes rehabilitate injuries and help determine if an athlete can play through an injury or if medical care is needed. CHRISTUS athletic trainers are dedicated to ensuring safe recovery for athletes so they can get back in the game. 

Free Saturday Sports Medicine Clinic

We offer a Sports Medicine Injury Clinic every Saturday morning from mid-August through December at select locations. During this clinic, our physicians provide free screening for sports-related injuries.

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Extended Recovery Treatment

Human Performance Center

CHRISTUS Health is taking physical function and performance to the next level with its state-of-the-art Human Performance Center (HPC), offering athlete training programs, extended recovery  treatment beyond primary rehab services.

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Athlete Training Programs

Athletic Training

The primary goal of every trainer and physician at our center is to provide care that ensures athletes are able to return to the highest level of competition in a safe manner.

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Sports Care that Elevates Your Game