Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine at North Carolina Specialty Hospital involves surgical intervention for injuries sustained as a professional athlete at any level (elementary school through collegiate sports), as well as those injuries resulting from recreational activities. Whether you are involved in extreme sports or everyday activities our surgical team use cutting edge technology to get you back on track in a safe respectful environment. Athletic injuries which involve bones, muscles, cartilage, joints and ligaments from knees, shoulders, elbows, hips, foot and ankle are our specialty. Our emphasis includes issues that can be treated arthroscopically along with other modes of treatment to include:

  • AC joint injury
  • Clavicle fracture
  • Labral tears of the shoulder and hip
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Rotator cuff tendinitis
  • Shoulder and hip bursitis
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ulnar collateral ligament tear (elbow)

Knee

  • ACL tear
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patellar dislocation
  • Patellar tendon rupture
  • Knee cartilage injury