Sports Medicine Physicians Beaverton OR

Local resource for sports medicine physicians in Beaverton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to physical therapy and sports health, as well as advice and content on injury prevention and recovery.

Preferred Physical Therapy
(971) 832-7233
18050 SE McLoughlin Blvd
Milwaukie, OR
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Call now for a free 15 minute initial evaluation within 24 hours of your call to us!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

David Alexander Murphy
(503) 292-0765
1815 Sw Marlow Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Jeffrey Gerry
(503) 297-7463
9155 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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William L Toffler, MD
(503) 494-5322
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Family Practice, Sports Medicine-Family Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Oregon Health & Science Univ H, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Ohsu Family Practic Clinic

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Marie Valleroy
(503) 413-6294
1040 Nw 22nd Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Dr.Carl Erickson
(503) 233-5273
ActiveLiving Chiropractic, 4900 SW Griffith Dr. Ste# 110
Beaverton, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Sports Medicine
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Carol Pelmas
(503) 203-2040
9427 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Marcelle Chiasson
(503) 245-3156
4055 Sw Garden Home Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Nels Loyal Carlson
(503) 494-6400
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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John David Dryden
(503) 220-8262
3710 Sw Us Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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How to Use Ice in the Treatment of Sports Injuries

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Using a cup for icing and injured ankle

A cup of frozen water makes ice massage easy.
Photo: Nadine Currie Jackson

 

Tell an injured skater to try icing, and you're liable to get the cold shoulder. "I don't like to ice," they often say. "It's cold and uncomfortable."

True enough. But it's also one of the best ways to treat many common sports injuries. Cold therapy (also known as cryotherapy) reduces inflammation and pain and can speed up the healing process. On top of that, it's easy and cheap.

When To Ice

Icing is effective in the treatment of both acute and chronic soft-tissue injuries, including bruises, sprains and pulled (or just sore) muscles. In fact, it's good for just about any injury that involves inflammation.

Signs of inflammation include redness, pain and warmth. But these are also symptoms of infection. So if you have these symptoms and haven't experienced some kind of trauma, consult a doctor immediately.

How to ice...

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The Skating Hangover

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Getting a massage

One good way to treat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is with massage.

After a hard skate do you sometimes feel like the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz? Hardly able to move? Your muscles tight and screaming? You've got a skating hangover — also known as Delayed Muscle Onset Soreness, or DOMS.

What's going on?

When you push yourself hard in anything physical, the exertion rips microscopic tears in the muscles involved. This typically happens when you start a new exercise routine or push your muscles beyond what they are used to. The result is pain, usually low-grade, dull and achy, which temporarily limits your range of motion and may cause weakness.

What to do about DOMS?

This part is easy. Simply give your muscles enough time to heal and rebuild. Full recovery usually takes 24 to 48 hours. But in my experience, the healthier the person, the quicker they recover.

What you eat after your workout ( post-workout nutrition )...

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When Can I Start Skating Again After a Knee Injury

July 8, 2009

How Do I Recover From a Knee Injury?

QHello, Bill: Years ago, I hurt my left knee skiing. The doctor told me to work it off. So I continued using it, though I could feel that it wasn't quite right. Finally last June, something popped in my knee, causing intense pain. I got an MRI and was given two choices: live with it or have it repaired arthroscopically. I tried living with it, but every time I pushed hard while skating, it would ache for a week. So I decided to have it "scoped." My question is how long will I have to recuperate before I can safely return to skating? Thank you, Norm, British Columbia

Hi, Norm: First off, take the advice of qualified medical people, preferably with specialties in sports medicine. These days, there are sports-medicine specialists all over the world.

We are lucky in Switzerland. W...

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