At Methodist Healthcare, our certified athletic trainers (ATs) collaborate with our expert orthopedic surgeons to provide a comprehensive approach to care for athletes. Offering performance evaluation, preventative and emergency care as well as diagnosis and rehabilitation, the wellbeing of our athletes is at the forefront of all we do.

Injury prevention plans from our ATs help keep athletes healthy and without injury, ready to perform. If an injury does occur, the immediate treatment offered by our ATs can shorten recovery times along with fast access to top orthopedic specialists.

Learn how our sports medicine team can help you. Call us today at (210) 575-0355.

Sports medicine treatment in San Antonio

Whether our athletic trainers at Methodist are there for a single coverage of a game or practice, or are an ongoing part of your team or school's events, we are committed to providing expert, compassionate and affordable musculoskeletal care to our athletes. The health of our athletes is always top priority.

Sports medicine conditions we treat

Ankle

  • Sprains and strains
  • Muscle strains

Elbow

  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Little league elbow
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Elbow sprains and strains
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Throwing injuries
  • UCL Tear

Foot

  • Muscle strains
  • Sprains and strains

Head

  • Sports Concussions

Hip

  • Impingement
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip loose bodies
  • Hip pain
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Labral Tear
  • Muscle strains
  • Snapping hip
  • Sprains and strains
  • Synovitis

Knee

  • ACL injury
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Loose bodies/spur
  • LCL injury
  • MCL Injury
  • Meniscal tear
  • Muscle strains
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • PCL injury
  • Runner's knee
  • Sprains and strains

Shoulder

  • Bankert lesion
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Labral tear
  • Little league shoulder
  • Muscle strains
  • Bicep rupture
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Dislocations
  • Instability
  • Separation
  • Sprains and strains
  • SALP lesion Tear
  • Throwing injuries

Spine

  • Muscle strains
  • Sprains and strains

Wrist

  • Muscle strains
  • Sprains and strains

About our Very Important Athlete (VIA) Program

A key benefit of the Methodist Sports Medicine program is our Very Important Athlete (VIA) service that provides expedited access to one of Methodist Healthcare's ERs when an athlete has a medical emergency during a sporting event. Working alongside head athletic trainers at various participating schools, the Methodist Sports Medicine athletic trainers coordinate care so that injured athletes can receive prompt evaluation by our ER medial team.