- 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
We found 5 sports medicine providers near San Marcos, TX.
Dr. Stuart Shapiro is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in San Marcos, TX. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Shapiro's medical residency was performed at Frankford Hospital, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shapiro accepts. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Shapiro is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Amanda Ivy is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama, Dr. Ivy attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ivy takes. Dr. Ivy is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Bryant Frazier sees patients in San Marcos, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Frazier is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Stephen Norwood is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Norwood has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.
Dr. Gerard Pennington is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pennington attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.