Sport Medicine in Alicante
Orthopaedic and Traumatology services at the Vistahermosa Clinic have a special unit dedicated to sports medicine, as well as a complete structure to cover all sports injuries. The unit also collaborate with Grupo Casaverde in order to provide rehabilitation services for sportsmen.
The Sports Medicine Unit is organized around three areas:
- Injury prevention
- The surgical or non-surgical injuries treatment
- Athlete rehabilitation to the normal activity at the highest level possible.
The preventive activity is a monitoring task cooperating with sportsmen’s coaches, with regular stress checkups, analytical studies, and so on, in order to prevent injuries or illnesses and achieve maximum sports performance.
For those sportsmen who do sport in a non-professional way, but practise it normally, the Sports Medicine Unit adapts surveys, effort test and diagnostic for their level, in order to be able to collaborate with them to improve their results and allow them to do sport safely. The result is a clear improvement in performance and a decrease in injuries that athlete can suffer.
Thanks to the experience achieved in sport, we offer an interesting orientation service to those who suffer from a chronic disease (such as diabetes, hypertension, etc) and have been recommended a sport activity. It includes adapted medical check-ups with stress testing and analytics to guide them in sport practise with the aim to perform it with greater guarantees for health security.
On the other hand, when there are injuries the medical team headed by a prestigious specialist in sport medicine Dr. César Cobián (former medical officer at Hércules de Alicante Club de Futbol and Real Club Deportivo de la Coruña Club de Fubtol) who has the support from the rest of the Traumatology Service at Vistahermosa Clinic, which has 17 orthopaedic surgeons who work in very specialized units that treat all kind of sport injuries, both when a surgery is needed as a rehabilitation program at Grupo Casaverde.
Working closely with rehabilitation specialists and physiotherapists from Grupo Casaverde in order to achieve full recovery for our patients and guarantee a prompt recovery and return to sport practise as quickly and efficiently as possible.
In addition, in the Sports Medicine Unit we perform a complete movement diagnostic and support planting in order to correct movement defects that can produce injuries in hip, knee, or lumbar regions.
Due to the special characteristics of sport patients, we have specific units for medical and surgical treatments at specific injuries suffered by sportsmen, formed by specialists with special dedication to medicine and sport traumatology and rehabilitation.