Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Not Just for Athletes

MHP Sports Medicine is a unique multi-specialty medical practice that merges primary care with sports medicine. Our team is dedicated to helping patients determine whether their condition requires surgery or can be managed by other types of treatment. Our goal is to provide the highest level of individualized care while helping you achieve optimal health.

What is Sports Medicine?

Anyone who maintains an active lifestyle may be a sports medicine patient at some point. This field of medicine deals with the high impact and strenuous exercise involved in physical activity, dealing with bones, ligaments, muscles, and even some brain issues that may result from a concussion.

The musculoskeletal care offered in sports medicine may be required in such cases as:

  • Tendon sprains
  • Muscle strains or tears
  • Fracture care
  • Concussions
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Joint pain
  • Back and neck pain

Our Board Certified Sports Medicine physicians, Dr. Joel Jaeger and Dr. Lance Johnson work with the local Certified Athletic Trainers in Shelby County to prevent further damage from high impact sports. Athletes with potentially weak ankles or knees may need to have their joints taped to prevent hyperextension or strain. Athletes who have been injured may require treatments such as assisted stretching, weight training, massage, or immersive ice baths. The goal is to minimize the likelihood of injuries through preventive practices and treat injuries without the use of surgery whenever possible.The partnership between SportWorks and the Shelby County High schools, provide student-athletes with quality medical/injury care.

Our sports medicine doctors are the team physicians for Shelby County high schools. Our outstanding medical team has the experience to help student-athletes know the best way to prevent injury and perform at the highest level.

  • If you have suffered a musculoskeletal injury, call MHP Sports Medicine to learn more about our available treatment options
  • Call 317.421.3265

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