What is Sports Medicine? Information for St. Petersburg, FL, Residents

Sports Medicine St. Petersburg FL Sports medicine is the branch of health care that focuses on the prevention and treatment of sports injuries. Athletes of all sports, ages, and levels in the St. Petersburg, Florida, area can benefit from consulting a doctor in this specialty for helpful ways to maintain strength and stamina, nutrition advice, and of course, specialized care for injuries and degenerative conditions that impact their ability to perform at an optimal level.

Tampa Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group is a premier provider of orthopedics to athletes in the St. Petersburg, FL, area. Our practice is led by two board-certified experts – orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Murphy and sports medicine physician Dr. Arnold Ramirez – who are trusted to care for our region’s finest professional athletes. Dr. Murphy is on the medical staffs of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Yankees, and Dr. Ramirez serves as a team physician for the Buccaneers.

You may not be suiting up for the Bucs on Sunday, but we believe that you deserve the same level of specialized care. That’s why our physicians provide an array of evidence-based therapies and breakthrough treatments, such as adult stem cell therapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, viscosupplementation, and surgery with muscle-sparing techniques. We also offer sport-specific rehabilitation plans from experienced physical therapists.

Contact Tampa Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group today to schedule an appointment with a specialist on our team. Don’t have time to call? Request an appointment online when it’s convenient for you. Our center near St. Petersburg, FL, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and accepts most major health insurance plans.