Studio City Orthopedic Specialist

Sports Medicine Physician

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

Sports Medicine Specialist & Orthopedic Doctor Serving
Studio City, CA

Studio City, California is a neighborhood located within the boundaries of Los Angeles. The Southern California neighborhood is home to countless film and television stars, as well as famous musicians, athletes and authors. Studio City is also home to a number of athletes, ranging from high school athletes to recreational athletes. Dr. Mark Getelman, sports medicine specialist and orthopedic doctor, is proud to treat residents of Studio City at one of his nearby locations if an orthopedic injury occurs during a traumatic event or from overuse.

Knee Specialist and Shoulder Doctor Treating Injuries in Studio City, CA Young Athletes

Children in Studio City, California have many school options and may attend public schools or a wide number of private schools. Fortunately for young athletes, many of the schools provide a diverse athletic program for the student body. Athletes have the ability to compete in one or more popular fall, winter and spring sports each school year.

It is estimated 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sport in the United States. Sports participation is highly beneficial to young athletes, but like athletes of all ages, some are likely to suffer sports injuries and overuse injuries. It is reported 3.5 million injuries occur in young athletes each year, with the most common injuries being strains and sprains.

The highest rate of injury in children and teens involved in organized sports is found in activities that involve contact and collisions, such as football. Young athletes that compete in year round sport are also prone to more than just sports injuries that occur during a fall or collision. They are also prone to overuse injuries from repetitive movements, such as tendonitis, bursitis, stress fractures and growth-related injuries.

Sports medicine specialist and orthopedic doctor, Dr. Getelman specializes in:

Sports Doctor Returning Studio City, CA Athletes to Recreational Sporting Activities

Since Studio City, California is in close proximity to several popular mountain ranges, local residents are able to mountain bike, hike, jog, trail run and rock climb all year. The city is home to Studio City Recreation Center that provides baseball diamonds, a running track, basketball courts, tennis courts and numerous fitness classes and sports programs. The Recreation Center hosts the second-largest youth baseball program in the public parks system.

With all of these recreational athletic programs available to residents, certain residents will suffer from an orthopedic injury to the shoulder or knee joint during the year.

Dr. Mark Getelman, sports medicine specialist and orthopedic doctor, is available to diagnose and treat a number of sports injuries and overuse injuries in Studio City, California residents. Please contact one of his office locations for appointment information.