Miller Orthopedic Specialists has provided orthopedic and physical therapy services to injured athletes in the Omaha & Council Bluffs area for more than 30 years.
Sports Medicine covers a wide range of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle, and can occur due to a variety of reasons, such as:
- Overuse or repetitive motion
- Sudden trauma or impact
- Improper technique or form during physical activity
Diagnosis and Treatment
Our sports medicine physicians are experts in diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries. We use a combination of advanced imaging techniques, physical examination, and patient history to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Treatment may include:
- Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) therapy
- Physical therapy
- Medications for pain and inflammation
- Corticosteroid injections
- Surgery (if necessary)
Improving Quality of Life
Our ultimate goal is to help our patients return to their chosen sport or active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible. We also strive to improve our patients’ quality of life by providing education on injury prevention, proper technique, and healthy lifestyle habits. We work closely with our patients to develop an individualized plan that meets their specific needs and goals.