Sports Medicine

At South Florida International Orthopaedics, P.A., we know athletes. We offer comprehensive sports medicine in Miami and sports medicine in Homestead.

Our team consists of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons who are dedicated to helping you return to your active lifestyle. 

Through surgical, nonsurgical, and regenerative treatments, we can meet the needs of athletes who have been impacted by a sports injury so you can return to what you do best.  

What Should I Know About Sports Medicine in Miami

Sports Medicine is a distinct branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness along with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. While enjoying an active lifestyle, injuries can happen across all levels of competition. Injuries happen among people of all ages at any time. Whether you participate in sports at highly competitive levels or for fun and relaxation, when an injury happens, it can keep you from what you love to do. 

We take your injuries just as serious as you do, and can get you started on a recovery plan to get you back to your game.

When injuries happen, the effect they have on our mental and physical health can cause distress. There are the unknowns of the severity of the injury, time to recover, and what type of treatment is needed. Rest assured that we will provide you with a thorough evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plan to get you back to doing the activities you enjoy.

Are There Common Sports Injuries Treated Through Sports Medicine

Several types of injuries may occur from sports. Our sports medicine doctors in Miami and in Homestead are familiar with treating the following athletic injuries: 

  • ACL and Tendon tears
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Dislocations and Fractures
  • Stress Fractures
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Hamstring and Hip Strains
  • Other sprains and strains resulting from athletic activity

Do You Have to Be a Professional Athlete to See a Sports Medicine Doctor in Miami

You do not need to be a professional athlete to see a doctor in Miami or Homestead. Our team treats athletic injuries for amateurs, recreational athletes, and professionals. 

Our staff is dedicated to the research and education of athletes on all levels. Our ultimate goal is to help you return to sport after injury. We use a multidisciplinary approach, combined with an individual treatment plan specific to your athletic level and sport. 

Whether you were injured at a middle school soccer game, a 5K, or at a division college sports game, we can help you heal and return to your athletic activities. 

How Can a Sports Medicine Doctor Help Me

Sports medicine physicians treat a variety of sports-related injuries and ailments that result from athletic activity. Injury can be a result of many factors, including: 

  • Muscle imbalance due to focus on certain muscle groups
  • Muscle weakness in areas not trained
  • Poor equipment or misuse
  • Abnormal gait which may be hereditary or developed
  • Overtraining for games and events
  • Nutritional imbalances or deficiencies

Sports medicine doctors need to be aware of all potential causes of injury, regardless of how and where the injury may occur. 

Sports Medicine injuries can occur all over our bodies, but rest assured, our physicians are equipped with the knowledge and experience to treat all sports injuries regardless of what part of your body is affected. Whether it’s your shoulder, knee, hip, wrist or ankle we will provide you with high level care and a treatment plan to get you back to active lifestyle while being mindful to your busy work and personal schedules.

What Do Sports Medicine Doctors in Miami Recommend for Sports Injury Prevention 

We are experts in sports medicine in Miami and Homestead, and we can help you with prevention and maintenance so you can stay as healthy and active as possible. 

Our team works with those who have sustained an injury. We also help athletes who are working to maintain current performance levels. You do not need to have suffered an injury to work with a doctor in sports medicine. 

Many injuries are preventable and are often due to poor conditioning. All workouts must begin with proper warm-ups to increase blood flow to muscle groups. Adequate training will improve flexibility and decrease the risk of injury. 

Always work up to strenuous activities or events. It may take weeks or months to be ready for a major event such as a marathon. Doctors of sports medicine in Miami and Homestead can work with you to develop a safe, effective plan to get you in top athletic performance while reducing injury risk. 

If You have Sustained Injury Get Treated Through Sports Medicine in Miami

Our south florida orthopedics offer comprehensive care not only in sports medicine, but also in orthopedic regenerative medicine, shoulder care, fractures care and more. Please request an appointment today to get your questions answered or start working with one of our sports medicine doctors. We look forward to hearing from you. 

The material contained on this site is for informational purposes only and DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE, and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.

Michael R. Gombosh, M.D.

“I was drawn to orthopedic surgery by the ability to reconstruct and ultimately restore function and quality of life to my patients.”

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