Sports medicine in Central Texas | Ascension
Athlete getting care from a sports medicine specialist at an Ascension site of care.

Sports medicine in Central Texas

Sports medicine specialists at Ascension Texas provide care for sports injuries and help you improve your athletic performance.

Sports and exercise are activities you enjoy, until pain holds you back. Sports medicine fellowship-trained doctors and orthopedic surgeons at Ascension Texas deliver care for adults and children. Sports medicine care teams provide primary care for many conditions, including sports-related concussions, sprains and strains, overuse injuries, overtraining and nutrition imbalances. Our specialists also create personalized care plans to help you improve your athletic performance.

When you choose Ascension Texas for your care, you get doctors and specialists who are part of a network care – including orthopedic surgeons, athletic trainers, physical therapists, nutritionists, psychologists, exercise physiologists and more. Based on your specific needs, we provide a personalized care plan to help you safely recover from injury or illness and get back to the activities you love.

Sports medicine services

When you meet with one of our sports medicine doctors, we start by listening to understand you and your specific goals. We specialize in non-surgical treatments and exercise to help you recover, build strength and improve flexibility. Your care plan may include:

  • Concussion testing and management, including return-to-play monitoring
  • Exercise prescription
  • Injury evaluation and management
  • Sports nutrition and psychology
  • Sports physicals and functional testing
  • Sports performance consultation
  • Telehealth (virtual) sports nutrition counseling
  • Therapeutic injections
  • Wellness and exercise assessment and training programs
  • Assessment of orthopedic and non-orthopedic injuries
  • Sports-based rehabilitation
  • Medication
  • Image-guided interventions

Advanced surgical care for orthopedic injuries

If you have an injury that needs surgical treatment, you are at the right place with orthopedic surgeons. Our surgeons specialize in surgical options for sports-related injuries, hand surgery, reconstructive bone fracture surgery, hip, shoulder and knee surgery, and spine surgery. We offer minimally invasive arthroscopic options to diagnose and treat joint, muscle and ligament conditions, such as injuries of the shoulder rotator cuff and labrum, hip impingement and labral tears, and knee injuries.

Event medicine services

Our event medicine team focuses on partnerships across Central Texas to promote and facilitate family-centered, health-and-wellness minded lifestyles by providing event medicine throughout Central Texas. Our care team works together to provide onsite injury evaluation and care to individuals and small groups in middle school, high school, college, professional sports and clubs. Our care teams coordinate and deliver event medical coverage to provide a safe environment for your sport or event.