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We found 7 sports medicine providers who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Lafayette, LA.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1448 South College Road
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Matthew Williams practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Lafayette, LA. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4212 W. Congress Street; Suite 1850
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Otis Drew is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Drew is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Dr. Thomas Kermit Bond Sr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
913 South College Road; Suite 106
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Thomas Bond specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Bond studied medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
4212 W Congress Street; Suite 2400d
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Stephanie Aldret works as a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist in Eunice, LA and Lafayette, LA. She graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1448 S College Road
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Michael Schutte is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Schutte's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder problems. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Schutte takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
204 Energy Parkway; Suite B
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Amamda Phillips-Savoy's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. She practices in Lafayette, LA. She attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Phillips-Savoy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Sports Medicine
4212 W Congress Street; Suite 1850
Lafayette, LA
 

Dr. Creighton Shute works as a family medicine practitioner, emergency medicine specialist, and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Shute accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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.