Multidisciplinary TeamBy 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.