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Comprehensive Sports Medicine Care

Recover faster from sports injuries


Athletes and non-athletes alike can discover pain relief and increase mobility through the sports medicine program at Placentia-Linda Hospital. Physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and rehabilitation specialists will work together to get you back in the game and restore your quality of life. We offer:

  • Assessments and therapies to restore and enhance movement and agility
  • Nonsurgical treatment options such as medication or physical therapy depending on your condition or injury
  • Minimally invasive surgical treatment procedures if necessary
  • Comprehensive, customized orthopedic rehabilitation services
Sports medicine services at Placentia-Linda are designed to help you recover from injuries and return to the activities you love. We’ll develop a customized care plan just for you, whether it’s a torn ligament, sprain, or another injury. Return to the game with relief from pain and emerge as the winner.


Tests & Screenings

Getting the most accurate diagnosis is one of the first steps in proper treatment and healing. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, we offer a wide range of tests and screenings. Among them:

  • Bone Densitometry
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Open High Field MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine Bone Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-rays

Sports Medicine Diseases & Conditions

Healing from a condition or injury that affects mobility and agility starts with identifying the problem. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, our sports medicine specialists work with you to diagnose the source of your pain and develop a personalized treatment plan. Some of the most common sports-related injuries:

  • ACL Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Collateral or Combined Ligament Injury
  • Fractures of the Distal Femur (Thighbone)
  • Fractures of the Proximal Tibia (Shinbone)
  • Growth Plate Fractures
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury
  • Shin Splints
  • Stress Fracture
  • Unstable Kneecap

Sports Medicine Treatments & Procedures

At Placentia-Linda Hospital, our highly experienced specialists are dedicated to providing our patients with individualized treatment plans following a sports injury. Among the most common treatments and procedures for sports-related injuries:

  • RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation)
  • Surgery
  • Corticosteroid Injection
  • Physical Therapy
  • RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation)
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Braces & Sleeves
  • Immobilization
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