NorthShore’s Primary Care Sports Medicine program provides comprehensive care for athletes of all ages and abilities including diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues, concussions and other related conditions.
Board certified and fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physicians offer unique guidance for athletes in all stages of life, including exercise for pregnancy and exercising with and to treat chronic conditions including hypertension, diabetes and asthma. Our specialists can also provide “exercise prescriptions” to ensure that individuals just beginning to get active, exercise safely and prevent injuries.
Sports physicals for children and adults are among the many important preventative care services offered.
For athletes looking to reach the next level and achieve performance goals, NorthShore’s Sports Health and Performance program offers valuable guidance and care.
Our Primary Care Sports Medicine program promotes a healthy lifestyle and works collaboratively with a variety of disciplines including physical therapy and sports nutrition for both injury prevention and treatment.
NorthShore’s Primary Care Sports Medicine experts are active in the community, serving as sideline physicians and offering outreach and advocacy for healthy, active lifestyles.
I feel strongly that exercise is the best medicine, but many well-intentioned athletes stop exercising because of an injury. ~Carrie Jaworski, MD, Director of the Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine