As a life long athlete himself, Dr. Geraci understands sports injuries and specializes in helping his patients to recover from sports injuries, getting them back into the game more quickly and stronger than ever. If you suffered a recent injury we would like to see you soon and will make every effort to see you within 48 hours of your injury. No matter when you were injured, we can still help. Call to schedule an appointment.
The goal of sports medicine at Geraci Spine and Sports Medicine is threefold:
He also works with you on proven preventive techniques, tailored to the sport or activity of your choice.
While most active pursuits engage your entire body, every sport taxes one area more than others. So, it’s easy to see a golfer with shoulder problems or a soccer player with knee injuries. The most common injuries across the board are:
Consider this: 90% of sports injuries are relievable without surgery, particularly with prompt treatment. As such, Dr. Geraci makes every effort to see his patients within the first 24 to 48 hours of the injury.
During your visit, Dr. Geraci conducts a systematic physical examination, examining your individual and core strength, as well as the functional kinetic chain of the injury. He also uses advanced imaging, such as diagnostic ultrasound, to get a look at your injury.
With a clear picture of the problem, Dr. Geraci begins your treatment.
Because sports injuries can occur in almost every part of your body, there’s no one blanket answer to this question. Dr. Geraci’s goal is to treat you promptly and efficiently to avoid surgery. To do this, he may turn to any number of these treatments:
By tackling your sports injury from several angles, Dr. Geraci can help you heal quickly and come out stronger than ever.
To find out more, call Geraci Spine and Sports Medicine.