Athlete and Parent's Online Guide to Sports Medicine

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The sports medicine doctors at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center offer complete medical care to active people of any age and skill. From the dedicated athlete to the weekend warrior, our goal is to help each individual regain an active lifestyle and compete in sports at the highest level possible. The sports medicine doctors at our state-of-the-art facility care for all athletic injuries.

It is for this reason we have developed the Athlete and Parent’s Online Guide to Sports Medicine. Here, we have an online guide to sports medicine to learn about injury prevention tips, treatments, recommendations for improving athletic performance, and new procedures and programs offered at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center.

Working with athletes and their sports-related injuries and conditions, our sports medicine doctors integrate all aspects of specialized care by collectively combining their knowledge, experience, and expertise at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center.

Our fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist, Dr. Erik C. Johnson, board-certified sports medicine specialists, Dr. Christopher A. Prato, and Dr. H. Clayton Thomason, III, and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine, Dr. Tejas N. Parikh, have all dedicated their practices to the specialized field of sports medicine.

With their commitment to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our specialists are the most highly skilled sports medicine doctors in the area.

Our surgical sports medicine specialists have extensive training in treating sports-related conditions using minimally invasive techniques and the most advanced surgical procedures.

Patient Consultation

The sports medicine doctors at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center provide our patients access to consultation Monday through Friday. Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history, demographic, and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to help in your diagnosis and treatment plan.

To schedule an appointment with one of our sports medicine doctors, please call 704-865-0077, or schedule an appointment online.

Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center is a proud supporter of the following:

  • Carolina Force
  • Ashbrook High School
  • Forestview High School
  • Hunter Huss High School
  • Stuart W. Cramer High School
  • South Point High School