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Dr. Janiece Stewart
19 years experience in Sports Medicine
PCSM: A primary care sports medicine doctor is someone who has trained in primary care, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Sports Med v Ortho: A sports med doctor does not have to be an orthopedic surgeon. Anyone can put that name on their door, even a chiropractor. An orthopedic surgeon goe ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Any age if: You are Doogie Howser. Bit typically earliest is in your late 20's and early 30's. Interest in sports medicine is obviously key. Need 4 years of colle ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialist: There is actually sport medicine specialist. They are from different branches either family medicine, orthopedics or pmr, but they can all address yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Lots of choices: Best broad source of information is the American college of sports medicine ....Acsm.org
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience in Podiatry
Masters or PhD: That's a great question. First a pt undergrad degree and lots of experience in sports medicine. Most go on to get a masters or phd in pt as well with ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Not at this time: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience in Podiatry
MD, DO or DPM: There are several ways to be a sportsmedicine doc. Md or do then family practice or ortho residency and fellowship in sportsmed. Dpm with residency in ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not wt training: Try palites or ti chi or yoga or feldenfris these forms of movement and posture/breathing exercise may help.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Khan
9 years experience in Palliative Care
Sports injuries: Sports physicians use operative & nonoperative methods to treat mostly acute injuries which may potentially hinder optimum performance of an amateur o ... Read More
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