Sports injury? Mysterious neck pain? At Carolinas HealthCare System, we treat a range of spine, muscular and sports-related conditions for adolescents, adults and seniors. Our integrated network of experts combine the services of board-certified sports medicine, interventional spine and physical medicine specialists into one comprehensive program. And access to care is never far from home. We’ll schedule you for an appointment within one business day (or even sooner) at one of our convenient locations.

Common Sports/Spine Injuries and Conditions:

  • Muscle strains
  • Joint sprains and pains: (ankle, hip, knee, shoulder)
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Foot pain
  • Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  • Repetitive stress injuries (like carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Simple or stress fractures
  • Work-related injuries
  • Overuse injuries such as rotator cuff overuse, tendonitis and stress fractures
  • Sports injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica (symptoms including lower back pain, numbness, hip and knee pain)
  • Tendinitis
  • Concussion

Common Pediatric Injuries and Conditions:

  • Overuse or sports injuries (e.g., Little League elbow, gymnast wrist, Sever's disease, Osgood-Schlatter disease)
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Growing pains
  • Vertebral defects

Our services include:

  • Joint injections (knee, hip, shoulder, wrist and others)
  • Back and neck injections
  • EMG/nerve conduction studies
  • Management of neuropathy and neuropathic pain
  • Platelet rich plasma injections/prolotherapy
  • Gait analysis
  • Exercise recommendations

Learn more by reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions.

Athletic Training

We’ll keep you at the top of your game. Sports organizations big and small across the Carolinas partner with Carolinas HealthCare System. Our team of athletic trainers can be found at Friday night football games, professional sporting events and youth soccer leagues. Look for our trainers at local running events, tennis clubs and college campuses. Our athletic trainers also have the region’s only mobile training vehicle to travel to events that don’t have medical facilities nearby.

Request a Training Program

Complete the online request form and a member of our team will contact you to discuss availability, scope of services and rates.

Event Services and Medical Coverage

Our goal? To keep sporting events uneventful (from an injury perspective). Carolinas HealthCare System’s Event Medicine and Medical Coverage department provides the highest quality care in all environments – from little league games to large sporting events. Our staff of over 100 includes physicians, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, registered nurses and certified athletic trainers. We offer:

  • Advanced cardiac life support: Medical care that incorporates advanced airway, medications, cardiac, and trauma care via paramedic or higher level of personnel
  • Basic cardiac life support: Medical care that incorporates basic first aid, cardiac and trauma care standards       
  • A sports medicine physician
  • Registered nurse
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency medical technician
  • Certified athletic trainer: Specialists in prevention, evaluation, immediate care or treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries both on and off the field, through the direct support of our physicians

A few of the organizations who use our services include:

  • Carolina Panthers
  • Charlotte Knights
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Charlotte Convention Center

To request services, complete our online form or call 704-512-3820. 

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