Our Sports Medicine Team
The Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois has been a leader in establishing a Sports Medicine Program in the area since 1995. The OCSI Sports Medicine Team of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Certified Athletic Trainers provide medical coverage to several of the high schools in the area.
The services provided to the area athletes include selected game/practice coverage, weekly injury evaluations and yearly sports physicals.
In addition, OCSI offers a weekly sports clinic where the athletes have an opportunity to be evaluated by a Board certified Orthopaedic surgeon and receive the appropriate treatment plan or referral as needed. If there is a need for X-rays, MRI or Physical Therapy; all of these can be obtained in the same building.
On site, high school and injury evaluation and referral by a Certfied Athletic Trainer (A.T.C.)
Weekly Sports Medicine Injury Clinics (by appointment only) to specifically address athletes injuries from the previous week, in order to return the athlete to competition as soon as possible.
Use of proven therapy techniques and state-of-the-art computerized isokinetic equipment (Lido Active) and modalities for effective rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Community speaking engagements presented to area coaches, parents, and teachers concerning injury prevention, evaluation, and care of sports related injuries by our staff of ATC’s. (upon request)
Allied Healthcare Providers in-services presented by our Orthopaedic Surgeons throughout the region. (upon request).