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Sports Health Services

Norton Sports Health, a part of Norton Healthcare, provides comprehensive, orthopedic and sports medicine for athletes and active individuals of all ages. Norton Sports Health has fellowship-trained physicians in sports medicine. Our expertise allows us to provide comprehensive care to athletes of all levels. Norton Sports Health patients include professional, collegiate and high school competitors, as well as people who try to stay fit.

No Matter Your Activity Level – We Can Help

Sports injuries often require repairing bones, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, muscles and joints. Our team specializes in arthroscopic surgery and other minimally invasive surgical procedures and rehabilitative strategies. Our aim is to help you return to — and perhaps even surpass — your level of athletic performance prior to your injury.

Norton Sports Health features a team of highly trained sports medicine specialists, including orthopedic surgeons, nonsurgical orthopedic specialists, neurologists, physiatrists and a sports psychologist. These specialists work together with sports nutritionists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurses and other care providers to design a customized program just for you.

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