Whether you're a seasoned athlete, a "weekend warrior," or are new to exercise, the sports medicine team at our Matteson facility is highly skilled in helping you maintain or regain an active lifestyle. We specialize in nonsurgical and surgical sports medicine care, including arthroscopic surgery of the ankle, elbow, hip, knee, and shoulder; cartilage and ligament repair; and treatment of complex sports injuries. Professional and Olympic-level athletes trust our sports medicine experts for comprehensive care of sports injuries.
University of Chicago Physicians at Matteson offer outpatient consultations for injury treatment and prevention, as well as post-surgical follow-up care. Many conditions can be treated without surgery. Common problems seen by our sports medicine experts include the following, and more:
- Knee problems, including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, meniscus injury, and problems affecting the kneecap (patella)
- Shoulder injuries, including dislocation, rotator cuff tears, and swimmer's shoulder
- Elbow injuries, such as golfer's elbow and tennis elbow
- Hand and wrist injuries
- Achilles tendon injury
- Hamstring injuries
- Sprains and strains
- Stress fractures
- Arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis
Pediatric sports medicine care is also available at the University of Chicago Physicians at Matteson practice.