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Primary care sports medicine physicians are specially trained for total care of active individuals. Many work as team physicians, but you don't have to be a high-level athlete to see one. In this Q&A, Dr. Joshua Purses explains how he helps his patients, from "weekend warriors" to the pros.
“From the moment I met Lorinde and learned how well she took care of herself, I knew she would be an amazing example for other patients who needed some extra motivation,” says Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
When knee pain added a limp to her step, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy knew it was time to seek treatment. For relief, McCarthy turned to MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma.
Since Frank Shorter won the Olympic Marathon in 1972 and inspired millions of Americans to run, we have learned a lot about its benefits and pitfalls.
By the end of a day on the mountain, most of us come home with aches that require little more than rest and anti-inflammatory medication. Yet skiing and snowboarding involve inherent risks. Here are some tips to help you avoid serious injury.