CGH Main Clinic »  Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine


The Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at CGH Medical Center is a team of health care professionals dedicated to delivering the highest quality care to athletes. The team focuses on musculoskeletal injuries involving the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle. We assist with:

Additional service available to athletes also include preseason physical evaluations, medical care for issues relevant to an athlete’s health (e.g. asthma, diabetes), physical rehabilitation, conditioning programs, imaging, pain management, and nutrition.

We also provide the same high quality care to people who are not involved in sports, but sustain injuries similar to athletes during their daily activity or work.

What are common sport injuries?

  • Contusions                                           
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis

 

 

 

 

The Sports Medicine Team provides non-operative and operative (arthroscopic and open surgery) care for all of these injuries.

Our Team

The Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at CGH Medical Center consists of primary care doctors, orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, nurses, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and nutritionists.

Our primary goal is to deliver high quality, comprehensive care to all patients at every level of play in order to keep them active for their entire athletic career and physically fit for life. We develop our standards of care from evidence-based medical research to provide patients with an individualized, up-to-date treatment plan.
 

Watch our Sports Seminar Series on YouTube!

How to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

Dr. Michael DeFranco, MD
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon
CGH Medical Center

Treatment of Injured Athletes on the Field

 

Mr. Andy Accardi
Certified Athletic Trainer
Newman High School Athletic Coach

Safe Strength & Conditioning Programs         

Mr. Bryan Frederick, M.S
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Joint Motion and Core Stability in Athletes

Dr. Geoff Wright, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
CGH Medical Center

Principle of Sports Nutrition                                 
         

 

Mrs. Margaret Hewitt, RD, LDN
Outpatient Dietitian
CGHMC Diabetes and Nutrition Center

For more information or to schedule an appointment:
Sterling Medical Complex
101 E. Miller Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Tel. (815) 625-4790

CGH Dixon Clinic
1321 N. Galena Ave.
Dixon, IL 61021
Tel. (815) 284-1600


|
 
 
 

© 2014 CGH Medical Center. All Rights Reserved.