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Sports Medicine


Regenerative Medicine Specialists located in the Greater Nashville, TN Area, Cookeville, TN & Hendersonville, TN

Whether you’re a fitness runner, student-athlete, or professional, participating in sports and athletic activities can increase your risk of injury. Brandon Tolman, DO, and the team at Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine provide sports medicine services including regenerative medicine therapies at their main office in Hermitage, Tennessee, as well as other conveniently located offices in the surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a sports medicine expert, call Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine or schedule a consultation online today.

Sports Medicine Q & A

What are common sports injuries?

Participating in sports is an excellent way to stay healthy, maintain your weight, and boost your energy and mood. However, running, jumping, and the occasional sports accident can increase your risk for degenerative conditions and painful acute injuries. Some common sports injuries include:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle tears and strains
  • Knee injuries like ACL or meniscus tears
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Elbow injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures

Your risk of a sports injury increases if you don’t warm up or cool down correctly, or if you don’t wear the appropriate protective gear. Also, if you increase the amount or intensity of exercise you do too rapidly, your chances of injury are higher. 

What are the benefits of sports medicine?

Sports medicine specialists have extensive training in anatomy and musculoskeletal function. They not only assess and treat sports and fitness injuries but also provide customized advice and physical therapy plans to enhance your performance and reduce your risk of injury. 

You should see a sports medicine specialist at Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine if you have a sports-related injury that doesn’t subside with a couple of days of rest and at-home care. If you have an acute traumatic injury, don’t delay treatment, contact the team at Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine right away.

How can regenerative medicine help me?

Most sports injuries are musculoskeletal in nature. Regenerative medicine is designed to accelerate your body’s ability to heal itself, which makes it a potentially critical part of your recovery. 

The physicians at Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine offer platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and stem cell therapy. PRP is a serum that’s made from a sample of your blood that’s rich in the growth factors and cytokines your body uses in its repair processes. Stem cells are the cellular building blocks of your body, as they can turn into whatever type of cell your body needs. 

The physicians at Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine often combine PRP and stem cell therapy to treat sports injuries. The combination of the cells you need to repair injured tissue and the cells that fuel the repair process can help you recover from your injury quickly and safely. 

Call Integrity Center For Regenerative Medicine or make an appointment online today for innovative, customized sports medicine treatment.