Sports medicine is a broad term incorporating several facets of orthopaedic healthcare, including exercise, proper training and supervision, post-injury treatment, surgical intervention, and rehabilitation.
Nebraska Orthopaedic Center physicians and certified athletic trainers utilize the newest techniques and protocols in sports medicine. They have specialized training in effective methods to help prevent injury, concussions, and other common procedures used to treat common sports-related injuries.
Frequently treated conditions include:
- Arthroscopic Surgery – shoulder, hip, and knee
- ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament)
- Rotator Cuff
- Sprains and Strains
- Torn Ligaments and Tendons
- Knee Injuries
- Labral Tears in Hips
NOC is experienced in treating athletes at all levels. We see everyone from ‘weekend warriors’ and the active seniors to professional and student or collegiate athletes. NOC has been given the opportunity to serve as team physicians for several area sports organizations, high schools, colleges, and professional teams.
Official Husker Team Physicians
Proud to Care for Husker Student Athletes in every Sport
Concussions are caused by a bump or blow to the head with or without loss of consciousness, often leading to temporary cognitive symptoms. The potential for concussions is greatest in athletic environments where collisions are common. A concussion can occur, however, in any organized or unorganized sport or recreational activity. As many as 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur in the United States every year. There are important things that parents, coaches, and players should know about sports concussions. See our links below for more information: