Sports medicine specialists at Mayo Clinic provide a coordinated team approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained by professional, amateur and recreational athletes. Preventive care is promoted through wellness, fitness and performance-enhancement consultations. Depending on the needs of the patient, the sports medicine team at Mayo Clinic may include:
This multispecialty approach to care provides patients access to a broad range of expertise and Sports Medicine services, including:
Sports medicine specialists are involved in research and education to enhance care and performance of athletes. Mayo Clinic offers sports education programs for health care providers, coaches and athletes locally, nationally and internationally. Mayo's registered athletic trainers also provide contract services for middle school, high school and professional athletes and teams.
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