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Sports Medicine Treatment in Anderson, SC

Sports medicine is a specialty in the field of orthopedics that addresses the prevention and treatment of sports and exercise-related injuries, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement. Our sports medicine team includes physicians, surgeons, nurses and rehabilitation therapists –many of whom are accomplished athletes themselves – and are highly trained in both surgical and non-surgical treatment options that will get you back in the game and performing at your best.


Conditions We Treat 


Some of the most common sports and exercise-related injuries include:


  • Ankle Sprains – A sprained ankle occurs when the ligaments in your ankle stretch beyond their limits and tear or rupture.

  • ACL Tears – An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury happens when there is a sprain or tear of the ACL, which is one of the major ligaments in your knee.

  • Broken Collarbones – The clavicle (collarbone) connects the breastbone to the shoulder blade and can be broken during certain athletic activities.

  • MCL Tears – The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is one of four ligaments involved in stabilizing the knee. Spraining or tearing of the MCL is common among athletes.

  • Meniscus Tears – The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage that acts as a shock absorber between your upper and lower leg. It can be torn if you suddenly twist your knee while bearing weight on it and is one of the most common knee injuries.

  • Rotator Cuff Injuries – Rotator cuffs can become strained, torn and develop into tendonitis, all of which can be very painful.

  • Shoulder Fractures – If the shoulder is subject to blunt-force trauma, it can break in the glenoid, scapula or humerus.

  • Stress Fractures – Repetitive motion from sports or exercise can tire muscles, which places more force on bones resulting in stress fractures. Stress fractures are more common in athletes and exercise enthusiasts.

  • Tennis Elbow – Tendinitis of the elbow is a sports injury caused by overuse of the elbow, often from playing tennis or golf.

  • Turf Toe – Turf toe occurs when the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint becomes hyperextended, which can occur among artificial turf-playing athletes.


ACL Reconstruction with Minimal Scarring


AnMed Health now offers minimally invasive quad tendon harvesting for patients considering using an autograft for their ACL reconstruction. Quad tendon grafts are one of the strongest grafts available and have the lowest failure rate in athletes 10 to 18 years old.


Traditionally, harvesting the tendon from the quadriceps leaves a one to two-inch scar. However, our sports medicine surgeon is able to perform the procedure using minimally invasive techniques, which results in a much smaller scar and less discomfort during the healing process.


Non-Surgical Treatments


Approximately 90% of all sports-related injuries do not require surgery, which is why our sports medicine physicians specialize in non-operative treatments for orthopedic conditions. They can maximize the effectiveness of non-surgical treatments and make referrals to other specialists such as physical and occupational therapists.


Why AnMed Health?


Whether you are a professional athlete seeking to achieve your next goal or a weekend warrior who puts your all into your favorite sport at any opportunity, you will receive the highest quality of sports medicine care at AnMed Health. Our facilities have everything you need for complete sports medicine diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation close to home. And our specialists, with their extensive experience treating overuse and sports injuries, can help you work through your muscle, ligament, tendon and bone injuries so that you will play pain free once again.


Sports Medicine Experts


Our sports medicine team consists of fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians with expertise in both surgical and non-surgical care. Having worked extensively with both college and professional level athletes of all kinds, our physicians and physical therapists are experienced in caring for both athletic and non-athletic injuries that are preventing you from enjoying an active lifestyle. 


Sports Medicine Locations


AnMed Health offers sports medicine services at two office locations in the Anderson, South Carolina area. Both AnMed Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and AnMed Health Bone and Joint offer front-door drop off and the convenience of onsite imaging services. 


Total joint replacements and outpatient surgeries are conducted at our North Campus, which was designed to create a relaxing, healing environment where patients can recover with the support of their loved ones and the camaraderie of fellow patients. Our orthopedic patients recuperate in the comfort of single rooms with plenty of space for caregivers, cherry wood floors and large windows with tranquil views. 


Outpatient physical and occupational therapy patients enjoy spacious workout areas with the latest equipment and highly trained therapists at Evolve Physical Therapy and the AnMed Health Hand Clinic – both of which are conveniently located in the Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building on our North Campus. 


AnMed Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1200

Anderson, SC 29621 

864.716.6140 


AnMed Health Bone and Joint 

112 Montgomery Drive 

Anderson, SC 29621 

864.276.0056 


Evolve Physical Therapy 

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1110

Anderson, SC 29621 

864.512.6302 


AnMed Health Hand Clinic

(Located at AnMed Health Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine)

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building 

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1200

Anderson, SC 29621

864.716.6140