Canyon Country Sports Doctor

Sports Medicine Physician

Are you a resident of Canyon Country? Have you sustained a shoulder injury, a knee injury, or a general sports related injury? Canyon Country Sports Doctor, Dr. Mark Getelman provides diagnosis and both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for patients in Canyon Country who have a shoulder injury, knee injury or a sports related injury. Contact Dr. Getelman’s team today!

Shoulder Specialist & ACL Surgeon Treating Residents of
Canyon Country, CA

Located in northwestern Los Angeles County, Canyon Country is a community within the city of Santa Clarita. Canyon Country, California offers local residents countless miles of mountain trails for hiking, biking and running since it is located in close proximity to the Santa Susana and San Gabriel Mountain ranges. If residents in the Canyon Country area experience a sports injury while engaging in athletic activities, they can depend on Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder specialist and ACL surgeon, to return them to the activities they love.

Knee Surgeon, Shoulder Doctor and Sports Medicine Specialist Serving Canyon Country, CA

Canyon Country is a district and community located within the city of Santa Clarita. Santa Clarita is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, and offers a number of athletic, outdoor activities. The communities of Santa Clarita and Canyon Country, California have established many neighborhood parks and recreation areas for local residents to enjoy. Canyon Country has a large recreation center that allows residents to engage in swimming, diving, bicycling and skating.

Located near the Santa Susana and San Gabriel Mountain ranges, many locals are able to enjoy outdoor, athletic activities all year because of the mild climate. Unfortunately, certain residents may experience a sports injury while enjoying the mountains, parks or recreation areas.

Dr. Getelman, shoulder specialist and ACL surgeon, specializes in:

Sports Injury Treatment for Canyon Country, CA Marathon Athletes

Many Canyon Country, California residents enjoy running and competing in the Santa Clarita Marathon each November. The marathon event hosts many locals, as well as visitors, since it is a qualifying race for the well-known Boston Marathon.

It is reported approximately 80% of running injuries occur below the knee joint, with one of the most common injuries being patellofemoral syndrome (runner’s knee). Runners in Canyon Country may also experience IT band syndrome, shin splints and knee ligament injuries from overuse.

Sports Orthopedic Specialist for Canyon Country, CA High School Athletes

Canyon Country, California is home to the Canyon Cowboys covered by SCOI physicians. Canyon High School offers students a wide variety of athletic activities all year, including cross country, tennis, volleyball, golf, soccer, football, basketball, swimming, baseball, softball and track and field.

While engaging in high school athletics is rewarding for both students and the school, many students experience a sports injury or overuse injury each year.  SCOI and Dr. Getelman, sports orthopedic specialist, treat high school athletes with both sports injuries and overuse injuries.

Common sports injuries include:

  • Contusions
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Fractures

High school athletes heavily involved in one sport may also experience overuse injuries, such as:

  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis

If you live in the Canyon Country, California area and have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury, please contact Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder specialist and ACL surgeon.