Sports medicine primary care physicians treat anyone who is physically active to help improve performance, enhance overall health, prevent injury and maintain their physical activity throughout their lives. Some work with professional and amateur sports teams.
While some sports medicine physicians are surgeons who repair damage to tendons, ligaments and joints, primary care sports medicine is non-surgical care. It involves:
Prisma Health and University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville offer a one or two-year ACGME accredited fellowship opportunity.