Sports Medicine Services
Whether you are recovering from a sports related injury and wanting to return to health or simply trying to improve upon your current performance, PeaceHealth Medical Group - Musculoskeletal Medicine has many services to help you meet your athletic goals. Our coordinated team approach to care allows athletes to recover from injuries and reach their athletic goals.Andrea Young, MD (Orthopedics - Sports Medicine)
Dr. Young specializes in orthopedic surgery, with a secondary specialty in Sports Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery at UCLA, a residency in orthopedic surgery at Case Western Reserve University, and internship in surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center, and graduated from the Univeristy of Washington Medical School.
Kim Christensen, DC, has nearly 30 years experience, and is board certified in chiropractic rehabilitation. Dr. Christensen is certified in sports medicine, and is a strength and conditioning specialist. He is a past team physician for several high school and college athletic teams.
The services we provide include:
- Athletic Training and Sports Rehabilitation
Prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries for athletes. We work to minimize the amount of time athletes are kept out of participation.
- Speed and Agility Training
We provide the athlete with a program designed to help improve their speed, strength, and agility.
- Strength and Conditioning Training
We provide teams and individual athletes with programs that will enhance their strength and speed to compete in a sport, as well as increase their cardiovascular fitness.
- Sports Nutrition
A Registered Dietician will put together quality nutrition plans that are designed to meet athletic goals such as weight control, increased endurance and improved recovery between events and practices.
- Sports Massage
Licensed Massage Therapist works with Physical Therapist and other providers to support the injury recovery and prevention process.
- Video Analysis
We use a video camera to analyze the movement of the athlete and recommend changes to improve the athletes performance in their sport.
- Chiropractic Care/Physical Therapy
Chiropractic techniques are used in conjunction with physical therapy to reduce pain and increase the athlete’s functional ability.