Sports Medicine

Spectrum Orthopaedics Sports Medicine

Whether you play for recreation or competition, individually or as part of a team, amateur or professional—it hurts to be sidelined with a sports injury.

That’s why it’s good to know that Spectrum Orthopaedics has a highly regarded team of fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists who can help you get back to the activities you enjoy in the safest and fastest way possible.

This team includes orthopaedic physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, physical therapists, and certified athletic trainers—all focused on getting and keeping you fit, active and injury free.

The sports medicine injuries we treat

Spectrum’s sports medicine experts diagnose and treat the full range of sports-related injuries, including:

  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Concussion
  • Golfer’s and tennis elbow
  • Knee ligament tears (ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL)
  • Meniscal tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder impingement and bursitis
  • Shoulder instability
  • Strains and sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Training and overuse injuries 

The sports medicine services we provide

You can turn to Spectrum’s team of sports medicine specialists for timely, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Our services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment within 24 to 48 hours of an injury
  • Advanced on-site diagnostic imaging services
  • Treatment and casting of fractures
  • Arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery, with many procedures performed on an outpatient basis
  • Custom and off-the-shelf athletic braces
  • Physical rehabilitation services including physical therapy
  • Guidance on injury prevention
  • Expertise in treating sports injuries in women
  • Streamlined access to other Spectrum orthopaedic specialties, if needed

OrthoAccess: Convenient, walk-in care for sports or other acute injuries

If you twist your knee hiking, or pull a muscle returning a serve, you now have an alternative to the ER for immediate orthopaedic attention.

Spectrum’s OrthoAccess provides immediate assessment and treatment of sprains, strains, minor fractures, and other sports and activity-related injuries at our walk-in clinic in Portland.

No appointment is needed, you’ll have a shorter wait than at the ER, and it costs less. Plus, you’ll be seen by a Spectrum orthopaedic specialist right away.

Learn more about OrthoAccess. 

Spectrum is part of the Maine sports community

Spectrum’s sports medicine providers partner with multiple area high schools and colleges to provide clinical support to players. Some of the local high schools and colleges our physicians and physical therapists support include Cape Elizabeth High School, Bridgton Academy, South Portland High School and the University of New England.

Does your school or team need a sports medicine partner? Let’s talk. Contact Us.

Schedule an appointment

If you would like to schedule a non-urgent consultation with a Spectrum sports medicine specialist, please: Contact Us Appointments are available at locations throughout southern, central and western Maine.

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