Sports medicine is a branch of medicine focused on the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries. So, whether you are an athlete or someone who plays sports for your own personal enjoyment, our orthopedic surgeon and team are here to help you continue the lifestyle you love without any pain and discomfort.

Common Sports Injuries We Treat:

  • ACL tears
  • Sprains
  • Fractures and complex breaks
  • Meniscal tears
  • Labral tears
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Ankle and shoulder impingement
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures

Sports Injury Treatments Available at Schumacher Orthopedics

When it comes to caring for a sports injury, our orthopedic surgeon and team always strive to treat it with a nonsurgical treatment first. Options may include:

If you do not respond well to these conservative treatments, or if there is a broken bone or significant tear in the joint, Dr. Gregory Schumacher may discuss the possibility of a surgical procedure. These can include:

When To Seek Care for a Sports Injury?

You should plan to seek care as soon as possible if you:

  • Experience redness or swelling
  • Have difficulty putting weight on the injured joint
  • Notice a fractured or dislocated bone

To schedule an appointment for sports medicine in Anchorage, Alaska, please contact Schumacher Orthopedics at 907-206-5086.