Moorpark Orthopedic Specialist

Sports Medicine Physician

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

Dr. Mark Getelman, Knee Surgeon & Shoulder Specialist, Treats Residents of Moorpark, CA

Moorpark is located in Ventura County in Southern California. Moorpark, California is a smaller city close to the Santa Susana Mountains where residents can enjoy the mild weather while hiking, biking and running year round. While all of these outdoor activities keep residents active and healthy, a sports injury or overuse injury can occur. Knee surgeon, shoulder specialist and Moorpark, CA sports medicine doctor, Dr. Mark Getelman is available to assist Moorpark, CA residents if an injury occurs during any sports activity.

Knee Surgeon, Shoulder Specialist and Sports Medicine Doctor Serving Moorpark, CA High School and College Athletes

Moorpark High School is home of the Musketeers and offers a number of sports activities to students so they can remain active while representing the community and school in a positive way. Moorpark High School offers volleyball, soccer, football, baseball, softball, basketball and other organized sports activities to the student population.

Moorpark College is home of the Raiders and offers students intercollegiate athletic programs that will challenge their skills and prepare them to transfer to a four-year college or university program. Moorpark College offers basketball, football, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country, as well as other sports activities.

It is reported approximately 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sport, with more than 3.5 million sports injuries each year in the United States alone. The most common injuries include ligament sprains and strains, but other injuries can also occur, such as concussions, bruises, muscle injuries, fractures and growth plate injuries. Sports doctors, such as Dr. Getelman, encourage students to cross train, rest and engage in more than one sport each school year to decrease the risk of overuse injuries, such as tendonitis, bursitis and stress fractures.

Knee Surgeon, Shoulder Specialist and Sports Medicine Doctor Treating Recreational Athletes in Moorpark, CA

With an ideal location, Moorpark residents enjoy the mountains, local parks and recreational areas throughout the year. Many residents love to hike, mountain bike and go trail running to stay active while enjoying the gorgeous Southern California weather.

Common hiking injuries treated by Dr. Getelman include knee injuries from hyperextension, runner’s knee and soft tissue injuries to the knee joint. The most common mountain biking injuries occur to the shoulder joint during downhill riding or a fall, such as a broken collarbone, AC joint sprain and other soft tissue injuries. Trail running injuries often affect the knee joint, much like hiking, and include runner’s knee, IT band syndrome and shin splints.

Moorpark also offers adult sports leagues to residents at the Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, including softball, basketball and soccer leagues. Youth basketball sports leagues are also available for various ages.

Knee surgeon, shoulder specialist and Moorpark, CA sports medicine doctor Dr. Getelman’s specialties are:

If you live in the Moorpark, California area and have experienced a sports injury or orthopedic injury while engaging in athletic activities, please contact Dr. Mark Getelman, knee surgeon, shoulder specialist and Moorpark, CA sports medicine doctor.