SCL Health Medical Group - Denver Sports Medicine

Services and Treatments

You’re used to going strong. When pain and injuries slow you down, our specialists can get you back to your active life.

What we offer

If you’re dealing with pain, relief is in reach. We offer a full range of treatments and therapies delivered by top-notch teams of specialists. Rest assured you’ll receive one-on-one care and a unique treatment plan to address your specific issue.

Prevention of athletic injuries

Because we believe prevention is the best medicine, we offer education, training and assessment to keep injuries from happening or getting worse. Services include:

  • Concussion prevention, pre-screening, diagnosis and management
  • Custom splinting and bracing
  • ImPACT testing for sports concussion
  • Sports physicals for children and young adults

Screenings used to help you get back in the game

Our sports medicine specialists work with you to help find solutions, and often the first step is by making use of diagnostic screenings.

Some of the screenings we may use include:

Personalized care for sports injuries

Our skilled team works together to treat injuries or trauma to the bones, muscles, joints and limbs. Our specialists, both of whom have completed sports medicine fellowships, collaborate with other experts to diagnose the problem, identify the right treatment and provide pain management and rehabilitation services.

Services and treatments

We create treatment plans with the goal of returning patients to their favorite activities as quickly and safely as possible.

  • Bracing, Casting, Splinting - We have what you need when bone, ligament or tendon pain presents. Learn more about musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
  • ImPACT Testing for Sports Concussion - Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing is the most widely used and scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system for the management of sports related concussions. With our trained clinicians, we can use this neurocognitive assessment tool to track the recovery of brain function following a concussion. This information is critical for your safe and fast return-to-play decision.
  • Injections - We offer injections for arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and more. These injections can offer fast-acting relief of your inflamed joints, tendons and bursal sacs. Depending on your injury, you may be a candidate for cortisone, prolotherapy or viscosupplementation injection.
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy - Osteopathic manipulative treatment, or OMT, is hands-on care. It involves using the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. We will move your muscles and joints using techniques including stretching, gentle pressure and resistance.
  • Personalized Home Exercise Programs - Many sports injuries may be treated with a personalized home exercise programs for rehabilitation. When we first meet with you, we will review your medical history and the history of your injury. Next, we will perform a physical evaluation of you. We make it our mission to sit with you and determine your personalized care plan. Your individualized treatment plan may include exercises that can be modified to be executed at your home.
  • Referral to Physical Therapy - Rehabilitation often goes hand-in-hand with sport medicine care. If you need a higher level of care than our providers, you can rely on our skill and partnerships to help you find a physical therapy expert. Explore rehabilitation services with SCL Physicians.
  • Sports Physicals - We perform sports physicals. These physicals are often required before you participate in recreational or organized sports. Our team will evaluate you and determine if you are able to safely participate. During this exam we will note your strengths and weakness and make recommendations focused on injury prevention.
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections – We offer ultrasound-guided injections. Our machine is made specifically to see your musculoskeletal system and, for certain sites, is very helpful in making sure our injections get medicine into the right space. We can see in real time the joint space (or whatever the target location is), the needle and the medication as it goes to the perfect spot.
  • Prolotherapy - Prolotherapy is a minimally invasive injection that stimulates your body’s natural healing mechanisms to repair your chronically damaged ligaments and tendons. It has been proven to improve pain and function of arthritis. Download our prolotherapy overview now.

Treating all ages and abilities

We help people of all ages and levels of competition with a wide range of issues, including:

  • Acute back and neck pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical or lumbar disc herniation
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS)
  • Concussion
  • Gout
  • Muscle and Joint pain and problems
  • Osteoarthitis
  • Overuse injuries
  • Cartilage, tendon and ligament injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis

If you’ve been sidelined by a sports or exercise injury, our experts can get you back on track. We use advanced diagnostics and treatments to help you regain range of motion, build strength and prevent future injuries.

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