The Sports Medicine Clinic at Ballard

Our Services

The Sports Medicine Clinic brings a variety of medical specialties together to provide the best surgical and non-surgical treatment for muscle and joint problems, including sports-related or workplace injuries. Our team consists of sports medicine focused primary care physicians, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, podiatric surgeons, and orthopedic surgeons. In addition we offer many other services onsite such as: diagnostic radiology and MRI, custom orthotics production, and video gait analysis.

Northwest Hospital offers comprehensive and personalized treatment for a wide range of bone, joint, spine and muscular conditions. Whether you have a chronic condition such as recurring joint pain or a newly broken bone, our teams work together to get you back to peak health and fitness. /

Our board-certified specialists and surgeons will review your specific needs and discuss all the options with you. We are committed to using the least invasive surgical options available. We offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical options, including advanced diagnostic imaging, joint repair and replacement, sports medicine, podiatry and physical therapy.

Orthopedic Surgery - At The Sports Medicine Clinic, we are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system utilizing all methods of conservative treatments. If conservative treatments fail to relieve your symptoms and surgery is indicated, our sports medicine fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons have extensive experience in performing minimally-invasive, arthroscopic procedures using the latest techniques that help athletes return to the playing field. They bring their experience in the care of the competitive athlete to help you achieve your best.

Procedures commonly perform include:

Shoulder

  • arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • labral repair
  • instability reconstruction
  • decompression
  • total joint replacement
  • complex fractures
  • and non-union fixation

Elbow

  • “Tommy John” procedure
  • “tennis elbow” procedure
  • fracture fixation
  • tendon repair
  • and joint replacement

Knee

  • arthroscopy
  • anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • meniscal repair.
Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians specialize in restoring function. They provide:
  • non-surgical prevention
  • diagnosis
  • pain management
  • rehabilitation for
    • sports and work-related musculoskeletal injuries
    • acute and chronic joint and spine conditions
    • other conditions such as nerve entrapment or pain syndromes
  • prosthetic and orthotic care
Our PM&R physicians use a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures including:
  • epidural injections
  • electrodiagnostic testing (EMG)
  • nerve ablations
  • intramuscular injections
  • spinal injections
  • nerve blocks
  • osteopathic manual medicine techniques.
They are also trained in regenerative medicine procedures such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections as well as in complementary alternative medicine. Our PM&R physicians a work along with the other providers in The Sports Medicine Clinic to provide unparalleled, comprehensive musculoskeletal care with the ultimate goal of maximizing function and returning patients to full and active lives.
Whether you're at work or at play, you rely on your feet to get you where you want to go. Sudden or long-standing overuse or traumatic injuries can lead to persistent aches and pains, swelling and inability to participate in daily as well as athletic activities. This situation can be caused by many things, including faulty foot mechanics, poor training techniques, bad shoes, tight or weak muscles and more. We believe our patients deserve to have the best and most up-to-date information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. The Sports Medicine Clinic provides comprehensive care for all foot and ankle problems including prevention, education, diagnosis, and treatment which may involve both non-surgical and surgical strategies. Our podiatrists work closely with our on-site pedorthist (certified orthotics fitter) to optimize conservative care. When surgery is necessary, our podiatric physicians are trained to address all aspects of foot and ankle pathology.
Our primary care physicians specialize in non-surgical treatments focused in orthopedics and sports injuries. From asthma to concussion care, we address any condition that may prevent your full enjoyment of physical activities and living a healthy lifestyle. At The Sports Medicine Clinic, we are devoted to providing the most comprehensive patient care. In addition to addressing your sports medicine needs, our primary care physicians can also provide all aspects of your health care, ranging from preventive health visits to treatment of acute illnesses. This unique structure of integrating primary care with sports medicine continues to set The Sports Medicine Clinic apart from many sports medicine clinics nationwide.
Our physicians and staff understand that providing good care and meeting the needs of our patients and their families’ means being involved in their communities as well. The Sports Medicine Clinic is known for its longtime participation in many events throughout the greater Seattle area. Many of our physicians and nurses volunteer their time and expertise back to the community. The Sports Medicine Clinic provides medical support at local athletic events throughout the year. With the help of a fully-equipped mobile medical clinic [Include picture of trailer], our doctors work alongside local EMTs, first responders and other volunteers to treat event-related injuries. The mobile clinic holds four exam tables and is outfitted to respond to a range of different injuries. Community Events