Our Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians at Steadman Hawkins take a special focus on treating sports injuries caused by a variety of factors. Here is a list of some of the sports injuries that can occur to active people of all ages:
- Impact during contact sports
- Poor training practices
- Improper use of gear
- Exercising without proper stretching and warm-ups
Not all sports injuries require surgery, and many conditions can be treated with simple treatment plans, medicine, and physical therapy. If you think that you may have a sports related injury, contact one of our physicians for an appointment at:
Steadman Hawkins Proaxis Therapy is offering free screenings to children aged 9-18 that have sports related injuries. The data from the screenings will be used as part of a study on the prevention of elbow and shoulder injuries in young athletes. If you would like your child to receive a free screening please call or email to speak with a researcher or schedule an appointment: 864-454-0904 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Steadman Hawkins Athletic Training Network
Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas (SHCC) and Greenville Health System (GHS) have developed one of the largest certified athletic training networks in the nation and now serve over 50 middle schools, public and private high schools, professional baseball, university athletics, recreation districts, and national events held in the upstate of South Carolina. Steadman Hawkins Sports Medicine, a division of SHCC, has combined Certified Athletic Trainers with our physicians and sports medicine specialists to create a team approach for injury prevention, treatment, and the rehabilitation of sports related injuries.The best ways to care for athletic injuries is achieved through a comprehensive approach that includes care from both physicians and athletic trainers. Our sports medicine team works together to provide the best care for over 20,000 South Carolina student athletes at no charge to the organizations we serve. As one of the first healthcare providers on the scene when injuries occur, athletic trainers are educated, trained, and are able to recognize, evaluate, and assess injuries and provide immediate care when needed.
One of the main goals of the athletic training network is to help reduce injuries sustained by student athletes through prevention, education, research, and proper evaluation of athletic injuries. We have a fully integrated concussion program designed to identify and help our specialty trained team physicians and athletic trainers manage athletes who have sustained a concussion. We are continuously conducting research in several areas of sports injury and trauma.
Hawkins Throwing Academy
Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, part of Greenville Health System (GHS), has teamed up with Proaxis Therapy™ and Acceleration Sports Institute to create a resource that helps overhead athletes avoid injury by using biomechanical assessment– Hawkins Throwing Academy.
Why? Studies suggest poor flexibility, strength, pitching mechanics and volume affect performance and injury risk. The Hawkins Throwing Academy provides treatment, rehabilitation and throwing performance programs based on our leading-edge research. This comprehensive approach allows throwing athletes to reach their full potential and remain injury free. Whether you are an injured pitcher or just want to perform at your best, Hawkins Throwing Academy can tailor a program for you.
Are you an injured pitcher? Our team includes physicians, surgeons and physical therapists in conjunction with Darren Holmes – a 13-year Major League pitcher and World Series champion – working together to provide comprehensive care.
Want to be a better pitcher? Throwers receive an extensive program including areas such as core strength, arm flexiblity and throwing mechanics.
About Our Research Our research team partners with the Colorado Rockies and is currently funded by Major League Baseball to prevent arm injuries in pitchers.
For more information on Hawkins Throwing Academy:
Call (864) 454-6670
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