- 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 and Wimberley, TX. Dr. Shapiro's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Frankford Hospital, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Hays, and Central Texas Medical Center. Dr. Shapiro is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Amanda Ivy's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ivy graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. She is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Bryant Frazier's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. He takes United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. 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 affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Stephen Norwood practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He honors 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 a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Pennington is 3.0 stars out of 5.