August Means Back to School and Fall Sports Seasons for Young Athletes
Summer is winding down and for many of the North State’s young people that means a return to school and participation in fall sports such as football, volleyball, cross country, swimming, soccer and more.
As the sports medicine provider for both Shasta College and Simpson University, along with many of the Area’s sports teams, Shasta Orthopaedics offers athletes of all ages a variety of services to keep them healthy and to optimize performance:
» Sports Physicals
Shasta Orthopaedics specializes in sports physicals for individuals and teams or groups. To request an appointment contact Shasta Orthopaedics at (530)246.2467. For group rates, please ask for the Office Manager, Kathy Davis.
Proper conditioning is a key factor in preventing injuries before they occur. The certified athletic trainers and personal trainers at Liberty Physical Therapy offer athletes sport-specific workouts that consist of speed, agility, and strength training. Trainers educate athletes on techniques that prevent injuries and improve performance. This offers athletes a deeper understanding of how their body functions, and what’s needed to keep it healthy. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Liberty Physical Therapy at (530) 224-2226.
Our board certified sports medicine physicians, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and personal trainers look at the whole athlete and offer services designed to optimize athletic performance and reduce the potential for injury. Shasta Orthopaedics’ comprehensive training programs may be tailored for both individual athletes and teams to improve speed, agility, mobility and flexibility, and energy systems. For more information, please call Liberty Physical Therapy at (530)224-2226.
When minor and major sports injuries do occur, immediate access to prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential for speeding the healing process, helping prevent new problems, and ultimately returning the athlete to the field of play. Our 24-hour Sports Injury Hotline offers athletes immediate access to the most qualified sports medicine team in the North State, in-house diagnostic services along with physical therapy and rehabilitation services. To access care, please call our Sports Injury Hotline at 24DRSPORTS (243-7776).