Sports Medicine Physicians Chapel Hill NC

Local resource for sports medicine physicians in Chapel Hill. 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.

Select Physical Therapy - Chapel Hill
(919) 339-1999
1516 East Franklin Street, Suite 104
Chapel Hill, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Durham
(919) 695-7660
2609 Duke Street, Suite 203
Durham, NC
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Cary
(919) 374-0995
101 SW Cary Pkwy., Ste 10
Cary, NC
Promotion
We are conveniently located at the corner of Cary Parkway and Kildaire Farm Road.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Christie Elizabeth Campbell
(919) 966-1072
101 Manning Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Alan Spanos
(919) 967-2927
1829 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Family Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Advance Physical Therapy
(919) 442-8964
77 South Elliot Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Hands On Physical Therapy
(919) 901-0991
590 New Waverly Place Suite 220
Cary, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Ingrid Luo-Tseng
(919) 929-7796
101 Conner Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Bryan Wesley Smith, MD
(919) 966-3655
CB#7470,
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Sports Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1988

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Elisabeth Barrett Nadler, MD
(919) 572-2000
Triangle Family Practice 6020 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC
Specialties
Family Practice, Sports Medicine-Family Practice
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Duke University Med Ctr, Durham, Nc; Durham Reg Hosp, Durham, Nc
Group Practice: Triangle Family Practice

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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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