Experienced Sports Medicine Specialists

Offering the Area’s Most Advanced Athletic Care

Physically active people are especially susceptible to orthopaedic problems. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just starting out, OrthoUnited provides the advanced care you need.

Our doctors are extensively trained in the specialty of sports medicine, and they offer the latest treatments, including minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery. You can have peace of mind knowing that your care is in the hands of the area’s most well-known and highly-respected sports medicine doctors. Many of our specialists are or have been team physicians for local school sports teams.

Get in touch with OrthoUnited to start your journey toward recovery.

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What Activity is Causing You Pain?

The type of injury you sustain as an athlete often depends on the sport involved. Our sports medicine specialists will tailor your treatment to your specific injury and unique anatomy. We treat athletes of all kinds!

Doctor checking soccer players knee

Common Sports-Related Issues We Treat

Common examples of sports-related musculoskeletal issues treated at OrthoUnited include:

  • Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Articular Cartilage Injuries and Defects
  • Biceps Tendon Tears
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Knee ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Tears
  • Knee MCL (Medial Collateral Ligament) Sprains and Tears
  • Knee Meniscus Tears
  • Patella Instability and Dislocations
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Instability/Dislocation
  • SLAP Tears and Labral Tears
  • Stress Fractures

Comprehensive Sports Medicine Treatment Options

Depending on the severity of your injury, prescribed treatment may include:

  • The R.I.C.E. method of rest, ice, compression, and elevation
  • Medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), to relieve pain and inflammation
  • Cortisone injections to help reduce pain and inflammation after an injury
  • Surgery to repair torn connective tissues or realign bones with compound fractures
  • Rehabilitation to assist the injured body part to regain normal function
  • Immobilization to prevent further damage and reduce pain, swelling, and muscle spasms, as well as aid in the healing process
  • Hot and cold therapies
  • Not only can we help you heal, we can offer you advice on how to improve your performance, too. And with on-site physical rehabilitation, we make it convenient to complete your recovery.

We promote preventive care through wellness, fitness and performance-enhancement consultations. OrthoUnited can provide:

  • Running analysis
  • Pitching analysis
  • Sport-specific rehabilitation and performance enhancement programs

Meet Our Sports Medicine Doctors

Our Patients Say It Best

“I’m a previous Crystal Clinic patient when I worked in Akron. While they are outstanding I now work from home and wanted to explore options closer to me in North Canton. I’ve been to now OrthoUnited twice, once for my elbow and once for my knees. Different doctors but same experience. They were prompt, professional and knowledgeable. I was impressed with how quickly they got me in to see a doctor. Both Doctors gave me options for my issues and I am very satisfied with the immediate improvement that it made.”
-Delores D.P
“Dr. Blake was friendly and professional. He shared the MRI results with me, his recommendations, and answered questions. He was reassuring and at ease—-even though the front area paperwork was running behind. I felt comfortable with him. I had heard positive reviews from prior patients and I have confidence in him.”
-Pat S.
“I am very thankful that I made the right choice to go to now OrthoUnited, the staff was very friendly and helpful and the orthopedic doctor was excellent and extremely informative on helping me get back to a normal life without pain, now I have peace of mind knowing that there is an awesome orthopedic practice to go to. Thank you again.”
-Sam M
“Dr. Rose is professional and very much down to earth. He explained my knee issues thoroughly. I would definitely recommend him. Thanks Dr Rose!!!”
-RB Allen
“The doctors and the staff are amazing!! They went above and beyond for my daughter! Very friendly and caring.”
-Landon S
“Dr. Rose was efficient and polite and within a week my shoulder was pain free. I went from a 8-10 pain level to near pain free in my shoulder. I’m very aware pain will return with vengeance but for now all is good.”
-Jeff D.
“I have been coming to now OrthoUnited for 5 months. The staff is great! Always helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend.”
-Sonia R
“As usual, another job well done. Thank you for being such a wonderful doctor. Your caring and humor sure helps with the surgery.”
-Mary K

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