Orthopedics and sports medicine aren’t just useful for helping to treat injuries and conditions, but can even help athletes in Mount Pleasant and Charleston, South Carolina improve and maximize their performance. The surgeons and physician assistants at Southern Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are proud to provide treatments and therapies that help athletes perform at their best.
One priority for athletes is to improve performance while reducing the risk of injury. Sports medicine physicians can provide treatments that help active people achieve their goals. Our orthopedic surgeons and physician assistants can help athletes improve their core athletic abilities including speed, agility, power, strength, flexibility, and coordination. Not only does strengthening these abilities help to improve performance, but they also help to prevent injuries that can sideline athletes.
One of the most important aspects of maximizing athletic performance is preventing injury. By helping patients condition to improve their balance, stability, movement, agility, and flexibility, they can reduce the risk of suffering an injury that can cause a setback in their athletic goals. After conditioning for injury prevention, athletes can begin conditioning for performance enhancement, improving their skills and agility. This may include learning optimal stretching techniques and expanding strength and endurance. This contributes to the patient’s overall health and wellness, helping them achieve an optimal level of athleticism. Finally, educating the patient about training methods and the reasons behind them, as well as their limitations, provides a well-rounded foundation for them to make the most of their athletic endeavors.
Whether an athlete is looking to regain their prior athletic abilities after an injury or continue to grow their existing abilities, the orthopedic team at Southern Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is here to help! Call us at (843) 936-0715 to schedule a consultation to see how we can help maximize your natural athletic talents for optimal performance.