Shoulder Surgeon & Knee Specialist Serving
Westlake Village, CA
The planned community of Westlake Village, California straddles the Ventura and Los Angeles county line. Much of Westlake Village is surrounded by open spaces perfect for hiking and mountain biking, as well as the popular Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Residents of Westlake Village may also golf at one of several golf courses and local country clubs. No matter the athletic activity, Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder surgeon and knee specialist, is available to diagnose and treat a wide number of sports injuries and overuse injuries at his nearby office locations.
Sports Medicine Specialist and Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Orthopedic Injuries in Westlake Village, CA Active Residents
Residents of Westlake Village, California have a number of recreational athletic activities they can enjoy outdoors without traveling far from home. Much of the community is surrounded by wide open space that is often used for jogging, hiking, biking and horseback riding. The large Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is also in close proximity to Westlake Village. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area offers a wide variety of activities for the recreational athlete, including hiking, mountain biking, climbing, jogging and horseback riding.
Sports injuries and overuse injuries are relatively common and include runner’s knee, shin splints, IT band syndrome, AC joint injuries, dislocations and fractures. Dr. Getelman is expert in management of these injuries and his office in Thousand Oaks is ideally located to make access easy.
Dr. Getelman, shoulder surgeon and knee specialist, specializes in:
Shoulder Doctor Serving Golfing Enthusiasts from Westlake Village, CA
Golf is a popular sport in Westlake Village, California since the community has several golf courses and country clubs, including the Westlake Golf Course, Sherwood Country Club and North Ranch Country Club. All three of these courses provide golfers with a beautiful, natural and relaxing setting for a round of golf.
Although golf is a low-impact sport, many athletes do experience an injury at some point. Many golf sports injuries are associated with poor mechanics and overuse. The shoulder is a common joint injured while playing golf, with rotator cuff injuries being the most common.
Any resident of Westlake Village, California who has experienced an orthopedic injury to the knee or shoulder joint from athletic activities is encouraged to contact Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder surgeon and knee specialist.