Multidisciplinary Team

By Mayo Clinic Staff

To meet the needs of each patient, the multidisciplinary sports medicine team includes the following highly trained and experienced specialists:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists — Develop injury rehabilitation plans, create performance enhancement programs and treat nonsurgical musculoskeletal injuries.

Orthopedic Surgeons — Provide surgical and nonsurgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.

Sports Physical Therapists — Collaborate with orthopedic surgeons and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists to develop rehabilitation and performance improvement programs.

Sports Dietitians — Provide diet analysis and nutrition counseling. They offer advice on how nutrition affects injury rehabilitation and prevention, weight loss or gain, and athletic performance.