We found 4 sports medicine providers who accept Coventry Catastrophic Carelink HMO near Delray Beach, FL.

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Dr. Marc Francis Matarazzo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6056 Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 245
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Matarazzo's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Matarazzo is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Matarazzo has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Robert Simpson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
118 Little Wood Lane
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Simpson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Delray Beach, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, and Royal Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Simpson is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Curtis Jeffrey Kephart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13590 Jog Road; Suite 7
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Curtis Kephart specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Delray Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Kephart is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kephart studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13590 Jog Road; Suite 7
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Golden is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Golden is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Golden accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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What is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine is the specialty that promotes physical fitness and activity while managing, treating, and preventing injuries that happen during exercise or participation in sports. Sports medicine fosters wellness and fitness and works to inhibit injury. A sports medicine specialist may work with professional athletes, school sports teams, individuals who participate in sports on the weekend for fun, or someone who is just beginning to exercise for the first time. Although their main focus is on musculoskeletal function, sports medicine specialists also care for patients’ full medical and nutritional needs as they relate to their active lifestyle.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and issues that a sports medicine specialist might see in their work include:
  • Acute sports injuries (sprains, fractures)
  • Overuse injuries (tendonitis, bursitis)
  • Head injuries (concussion)
  • Heat injuries (heat stroke)
  • Athletes with chronic illness (asthma, diabetes, heart disease) and how their illness is affected by exercise
  • Nutrition and the use of supplements
  • Developing a safe exercise plan for obese or sedentary patients
  • Substance abuse of performance-enhancing drugs
  • Teaching proper form and technique to reduce the chance of injury

Sports medicine specialists often work closely with orthopedic specialists, and the scope of their work can have some overlap. The main distinction is that orthopedic specialists can perform surgery when it is needed, while sports medicine specialists focus on non-surgical solutions for injuries.

Whether they are the team physicians making sure every professional player is performing safely and at their best, or community specialists getting you back in the game after a sprained ankle, sports medicine doctors are there to make sure you’re in good condition to lead an active life.
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