Sports Medicine

Just as professional sports teams rely on our doctors as their physicians, you can trust us to get you back to the activities you love.

Sports Medicine

Just as professional sports teams rely on our doctors as their physicians, you can trust us to get you back to the activities you love.

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Sports medicine expertise for all abilities

Being sidelined with an injury or pain from overuse can keep you from enjoying life. Sports medicine specialists focus on injuries specifically related to the way we move during fitness and sports. But you don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from sports medicine services. If you are in pain from overuse or an injury, we can help.

Our sports medicine doctors are respected internationally for their expertise and research. Our program features a coordinated and efficient approach to your care. In many cases, we can expedite referrals and test results. We also offer same-day appointments and have multiple convenient locations throughout Puget Sound.

Common conditions and symptoms treated

  • Acute injuries that happen suddenly, such as an ankle sprain or muscle strain 
  • Chronic or overuse injuries that occur over time due to repetitive movements, such as a stress fracture or tennis elbow  
  • Arthritic joints

Explore our specialty programs providing care for:

About our sports medicine team

Our sports medicine team includes doctors of different disciplines with advanced training and board certification in sports medicine. In addition to helping patients in our clinics, we also serve as team physicians for youth sports, adaptive sports, and elite and high-level athletes from the Washington Huskies, Seattle Seahawks, OL Reign, Seattle Sounders FC and more.  

Our core team of doctors with advanced training in sports medicine include: 

  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, called physiatrists 
  • Family medicine doctors  
  • Orthopedic surgeons

Your treatment team may also include physical and occupational therapists and other healthcare providers – all dedicated to helping you heal faster. 

Meet our featured sports medicine experts 

Ashley Austin

Ashley Austin, MD

Dr. Austin specializes in the nonsurgical management of acute and chronic injuries and overuse.

Kenneth Chin

Kenneth Chin, MD

Dr. Chin is an orthopedic surgeon who focuses on minimally invasive and traditional surgeries of the foot, ankle and knee.

Christopher McMullen

Christopher McMullen, MD

Dr. McMullen specializes in nonsurgical care for patients of all ages with a specific interest in climbers.

Common sports medicine treatments

Our sports medicine team offers a variety of services designed to relieve pain and restore function. Our services include: 

  • Preventive care and sports physicals
  • Rehabilitation, including physical and occupational therapy
  • Running medicine, including gait assessment 
  • Sports cardiology, including youth heart screening

Sports medicine clinics near you

We offer same-day appointments and have multiple convenient locations across Puget Sound. Explore our featured locations:

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