Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Doctor Treating Active Residents of North Hollywood, CA
North Hollywood, California is located in the city of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley region. Home of the NoHo Arts District and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, local residents are ideally situated to enjoy the Hollywood Hills when they want to engage in athletic activities while enjoying the great outdoors. Dr. Mark Getelman, sports medicine and orthopedic doctor, is available to assist North Hollywood residents if they experience a sports injury while mountain biking, hiking, jogging or participating in one of the latest fitness programs such as CrossFit.
Shoulder Doctor and Knee Specialist can Return North Hollywood, CA Recreational Athletes to Sports Activities
Located in the San Fernando Valley region, North Hollywood, California is surrounded by the Hollywood Hills formally known as the Transverse Ranges. The Transverse Ranges define the San Fernando Valley and offer miles of trails so local residents, as well as visitors, can mountain bike, run, jog, hike, climb and go horseback riding throughout the year.
North Hollywood residents also have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite outdoor, athletic activity at the North Hollywood Recreation Center or the Valley Plaza Recreation Center. The North Hollywood Recreation Center offers baseball diamonds, basketball courts, handball courts, tennis courts and a pool. The Valley Plaza Recreation Center offers all of the same sports facilities plus a football field and volleyball courts.
With all of these recreational facilities and mountain ranges, North Hollywood residents are able to enjoy the warm, mild climate all year while participating in their favorite athletic activities. Since residents are able to be physically active all year, certain residents may experience a sports injury or overuse injury.
Some of Dr. Getelman’s, sports medicine and orthopedic doctor, specialties are:
Sports Physician Serving North Hollywood, CA High School Students
North Hollywood, California high school students attend East Valley High School or North Hollywood High School, as well as several area private schools. Both public and private high schools offer a variety of athletic programs for students, including baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, swimming, cross country and track and field.
Millions of young athletes in the United States experience sports related injuries each school year, including high school athletes in North Hollywood. Common sports injuries include fractures, bruises, sprains and strains. Overuse injuries are also quite common in high school athletes who engage in only one sport all year. Overuse injuries can affect muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and growth plates.
If you live or go to school in the North Hollywood, California area and experienced a sports injury or overuse injury while engaging in high school sports or exercising, please contact sports medicine and orthopedic doctor Dr. Mark Getelman.