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We found 5 sports medicine providers who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Manitowoc, WI.

Dr. Craig Ladd Olson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
501 N 10th Street
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Craig Olson is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Olson is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Carl Alan Diraimondo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
501 N 10th Street
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Carl Diraimondo is a Manitowoc, WI physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Diraimondo attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Dr. Jonathan Charles Henry, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
501 N 10th Street
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Jonathan Henry practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Henry honors. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Dr. David James Kuester, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
501 N 10th Street
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. David Kuester's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center. Dr. Kuester accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Kuester's medical residency was performed at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1650 S 41st Street
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Ryan Dopirak is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Dopirak average 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.