Woodland Hills Sports Specialist

Sports Medicine Physician

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

Shoulder Specialist and Knee Surgeon Serving
Woodland Hills CA

Woodland Hills, California is a beautiful community bordering the Santa Monica Mountains. The community is home to the Woodland Hills Country Club, Woodland Hills Recreation Center and the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve. All of these facilities provide local residents the ability to hike, bike, jog and participate in organized sports. With all of these recreational activities available throughout the year, comes the risk of sports injuries and overuse injuries. Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder specialist and knee surgeon, is available to diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries associated with the knee and shoulder joint in residents of Woodland Hills.

Sports Doctor Specializing in Youth Sports Injuries in Woodland Hills, CA Athletes

Families of Woodland Hills, California have a number of schools available, both public and private, that offer athletic programs. Many of the young athletes have the ability to compete in more than one sport each school year since numerous programs are available during the fall, winter and spring months.

The majority of parents expect occasional bumps and bruises if their child participates in sports, but the number and severity of sports injuries continues to rise in young athletes. The most diagnosed injuries in young athletes between the ages of 6-19 years are sprains and strains, fractures, concussions, contusions and abrasions. Dr. Getelman is extremely proud to educate both the child and parents on sports safety  as well as treat young athletes using in a minimally invasive approach.

Shoulder Doctor and Knee Surgeon Available to Treat Recreational Athletes of Woodland Hills, CA

Woodland Hills, California is the ideal place to call home for recreational athletes who love to have a variety of sporting activities year round. The community offers several popular recreational areas, including:

  • Woodland Hills Country Club
  • Woodland Hills Recreation Center which offers a baseball diamond, basketball courts, a football field, a soccer field and tennis courts.
  • Serrania Park which offers hiking trails.
  • Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve which offers a trail network with miles of trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding.

All of these activities are a great form of exercise, but sports injuries and overuse injuries can occur in certain residents. Dr. Getelman treats numerous injuries to the knee and shoulder joints in residents of Woodland Hills at his nearby office locations.

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

Residents of Woodland Hills, California who have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury during an athletic activity are encouraged to contact the office of Dr. Mark Getelman, shoulder specialist and knee surgeon.