The Mount Sinai Orthopedics Division of Sports Medicine works with professional athletes and amateur players alike, offering a full spectrum of treatments ranging from advanced surgical and nonsurgical options to the most proven and innovative rehabilitation techniques. Following a full evaluation of your condition, we design a safe and effective approach for achieving personal performance goals.
At Mount Sinai, whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or an intramural league MVP, we offer all patients the highest level of orthopedic care. Our multidisciplinary approach to treatment allows our physicians to build comprehensive plans tailored to your performance goals and expectations.
Mount Sinai is one of only 14 hospitals across the country selected by the National Football League (NFL) and NFL Players Association to assist retired players needing joint replacement surgery through the Joint Replacement Program. The Spine Center at Mount Sinai is also one of five institutions selected as a preferred spine care site for retired players.
We are also the official medical services provider for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern Section and the US Open Tennis Championships.
Typical Sports Injuries
Sports injuries often occur in the ankle, knee, elbow, and shoulder, and may be the result of overuse caused by a series of small injuries to the same spot or sudden trauma. A few conditions involving the arms include shoulder separations or dislocations, rotator cuff tears, and elbow tendonitis known as tennis elbow. Some of the more common conditions affecting the legs are a torn anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), meniscal tears, damaged cartilage, and torn Achilles tendons.