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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Overview of Sports Medicine

From a pick-up game of basketball to pumping iron with bad form to years of serving a tennis ball, sports activities can do an "end-run" on your bones and joints.​

Sometimes it takes the professional expertise of a sports medicine specialist – utilizing the latest diagnostic equipment and technologies – to help get you back in top form.​​​​

Conditi​on​s Treated

Comprehensive care is our game plan. The sports medicine surgeons on the medical staff are skilled at repairing all sports-related injuries, from the simple to the complex.​​​​​​

Shoulder/Elbow Pain

  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint/shoulder separation
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • SLAP tears (injured labrum)
  • SLAP tears (injured labrum)

Hand/Wrist Pain

  • Biceps tendon ruptures
  • Ulnar collateral ligament sprains or tears (“Tommy John” surgery)
  • Lateral epicondylitis (“tennis elbow”)
  • Medial epicondylitis (“golfer’s elbow”)

Hip Pain

  • Hip arthroscopy to diagnose or treat the source of pain
  • Hip dislocations

Knee Pain

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair
  • Meniscus cartilage repair
  • Knee arthroscopy to diagnose or “clean up” problems
  • Cartilage resurfacing to “fill in” cartilage and prolong the life of the knee
  • Knee cartilage transplants

Ankle and Foot Pain

  • Ankle instability
  • Achilles tendinitis or ruptures
  • Stress fractures

Baylor Scott & White Health SportsCare

SportsCare can help you prevent sports-related injuries by providing athletic trainer coverage for teams as well as educational programs and health screenings.

Find Out More About Where SportsCare is Offered

Dancer's Injury Prevention Clinic

When a dancer is injured, time is of the essence. At Baylor Scott & White Health, we offer quick and comprehensive care to get you back on stage and in class.

Find Out More About the Dancer's Injury Prevention Clinic

Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Injury, age or poor physical condition can keep you from gaining muscle and strength. A new technology in rehabilitation offered at Baylor Scott & White Health can help you achieve your desired results using only a portion of resistance usually required.

Blood flow restriction (BFR) rehabilitation allows for exercise with significantly lighter weight while still creating muscle growth and strength response. This involves brief constriction of blood flow while using a tourniquet during exercise.

For more information on BFR rehabilitation, contact your therapist. Below are some locations that assist with BFR.

Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Austin North Burnet

Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Westlake

Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Austin Downtown

Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Austin Circle C


Nearly half of all sports injuries to middle and high school students are due to overuse/ non-contact incidents. Many of these injuries are preventable if risk factors are identified and proper training programs are implemented.

The most common risk factors for non-contact injuries are:

  • Previous injury
  • Poor movement efficiency and control
  • Asymmetries in flexibility, movement and strength between right and left sides of body

Fusionetics utilizes an efficient three-step process to measure and monitor movement, performance and recovery status – which are directly linked to injury risk and on-field performance potential.

Every participant receives an individualized 0-100 score based on the quality and control of their body’s movement. A personalized program is then created based on their individual movement efficiency test results.

For more information on Fusionetics, contact 512.654.4199.

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