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Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a professional athlete, anyone can get an injury or suffer from ongoing sports or joint conditions.  If you find yourself with an injury, trust the board-certified sports medicine and podiatry doctors at Tri-Cities Community Health in Richland and Pasco.  TCCH will craft a comprehensive treatment plan to keep you out of the game.  We’ll help you recover from sports injuries and reclaim your active life.

Sports Medicine includes all non-operative musculoskeletal pathologies across all ages (peds-adults-geriatrics) which may or may not be Sports related:
  • Neck and upper, low back pain: we can perform trigger point injection for myofascial pain. For chronic low back pain please order standing x-rays of thoracic, lumbar or sacral depending on the location of pain.
  • Management of Scoliosis: Cobb angles <20-30deg
  • Management of osteoarthritis:  including shoulder, hand (CMC joint) hip and knee : we are be able to perform intra-articular joint injection with or without ultrasound guided and Synvisc for knee joint (mild-moderate OA). Includes any bursal injections as well. Recommend to kindly order standing X-rays for knee, hip, pelvis while referring for better assessment of extent of OA. Shoulder views : Grashey, lateral and Y-outlet views commonly used for assessing extent of OA.
  • Trigger finger and De Quervains Tenosynovitis: we can perform injections for the same with or without ultrasound guidance
  • Wrist pain including Carpal tunnel: any cause of wrist pain including TFCC, UCL
  • Lateral epicondylitis : we can  perform injection for the same and management
  • Trochanteric bursitis /IT band pain/ sacro-ilitis/ piriformis syndrome/pubic symphysis pain/ Post-partum pelvic pain/Hip pain : we will be able to assess and Rx, including joint or bursal injection and pudendal nerve block.
  • Knee pain: patellofemoral pain, subluxation of patella, IT band, pes anserine bursitis, collateral ligament and meniscal issues : will be able to assess and RX
  • Leg pain including: Achilles Tendonitis, Shin splints, stress fracture management. IN-Toeing
  • Ankle and foot pain: including plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, Mortons neuroma, ankle sprain
  • All non-displaced fractures: including clavicular, arm, wrist, tibia. PLEASE CALL BEFORE REFERRING FRACTURES to discuss conservative v/s surgical fixation needed for patient if borderline displaced.

Medical conditions in athletes namely

  • Annual sports physicals
  • Sickle cell trait or disease
  • Asthma
  • High altitude sickness
  • Concussion management ( due to any cause) : My special interest lies in Concussion management
  • Return to play decision post any injury which was managed conservatively
  • Para-Olympics and Special Olympics participation physicals
  • Pregnancy in athletes

We not only treat injuries but help you prevent them and improve performance. From shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist injuries to hip, knee, foot and ankle injuries, our sports medicine doctors will get your health back as safely as possible.

Don’t let a nagging sports injury hold you back. Tr-Cities Community Health is committed to delivering the best sports medicine in Tri-Cities. Call us today at 509-547-2204.