Sports Medicine

A sports medicine doctor is inspecting the arm of a patient.

At UMass Memorial Medical Center, sports medicine specialists and orthopedic surgeons offer care for patients with sports-related injuries, including:

  • Acute traumatic or chronic injuries such as dislocations, bone fractures and ligament damage
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears 
  • Evaluation and treatment of fractures
  • Broken bones
  • Joint dislocations
  • Ligament and cartilage injuries
  • Repetitive and overuse injuries such as tendonitis or bursitis
  • Sports-related back injuries
  • Sport-specific injuries in growing children
  • Sprains and strains

Sports Medicine in Central Massachusetts

The highly regarded UMass Memorial Sports Medicine staff features an all-star team of fellowship-trained specialists.  While we’re best known for treating professional and college athletes, we also specialize in pediatric sports medicine, treatment of active seniors and the wellness of everyday athletes.

Sports Medicine Services

At our Sports Medicine Centers in Worcester and Westborough, our team of board-certified orthopedic specialists works closely together to evaluate and treat sports injuries. Our services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment within 24 to 48 hours of an injury
  • Treatment and casting of fractures
  • Arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery, including ACL tear surgery
  • Custom and off-the-shelf athletic braces
  • Physical rehabilitation services including physical therapy, and hand, arm, and shoulder therapy
  • Sport-specific strength training and conditioning
  • Easy access to other orthopedic specialties
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging services

Diagnostic imaging services are provided in the hospital's state-of-the-art Diagnostic Imaging Center. Comprehensive rehabilitation services are provided at a modern and spacious outpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center.

New Low-cost, High-quality Surgical Facility

Many outpatient procedures are performed at The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury, a new outpatient surgery center that provides high-quality, cost-effective advanced day surgery procedures with a focus on sports medicine and hand surgery, as well as other surgical specialties. A collaboration among three leading health care organizations – UMass Memorial Health, Reliant Medical Group, and Shields Health Care Group – The Surgery Center provides patient-centered care through an efficient model that improves access, all at an exceptional value.