Sports Medicine

Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute

The Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute provides the most comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of sports- and fitness-related injuries. Patients will find a one-stop-shop for specially-trained physicians, the latest diagnostic imaging technology and outpatient rehabilitation making it easier and more convenient to return to your desired activity level.  From world-class athletes to weekend warriors and anyone in-between, the Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute puts state-of-the-art healthcare at your fingertips.  It also provides preventive care through the promotion of wellness, fitness, performance enhancement and education.

The Ochsner Sports Medicine physicians are nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field and remain on the leading edge of the latest information, treatment techniques, and research to provide the most comprehensive treatment available to each patient.  Each orthopedic surgeon in Ochsner’s outreach program is board-certified, licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and is sports medicine fellowship trained.  The team oriented approach at Ochsner offers patients unparalleled access to the largest network of providers, specialties and services in the region.  With the most evidence based practices and comprehensive strategies Ochsner Sports Medicine’s team will keep you off the sideline and get you back in the game!

Athletic Training Outreach Program

Ochsner Sports Medicine is home to the largest Athletic Training Outreach Program in the state of Louisiana.    Athletic trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.  Each athletic trainer in Ochsner’s outreach program is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and has earned a degree from an accredited athletic training curriculum.  Accredited programs include formal instruction in areas such as injury/illness prevention, first aid and emergency care, assessment of injury/illness, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and nutrition.  Ochsner’s athletic trainers stay on the leading edge of knowledge within the field and maintain certification requirements through local and national continuing medical education meetings and conferences. Learn more about the Atheletic Training Outreach program below.

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The Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute provides a comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of sports- and fitness-related injuries.  The  Institute is a one-stop-shop where you will find specially-trained physicians, the latest diagnostic imaging technology and outpatient rehabilitation making it easier and more convenient to return to your desired activity level.  It also provides preventive care through the promotion of wellness, fitness, performance enhancement and education.   

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