If you’ve been sidelined by a sports injury, the orthopedic doctors at Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster (OAL) can help get you back to your pre-injury level of functioning as quickly as possible. Our team of experts has advanced training in sports medicine to offer you the most sophisticated level of orthopedic care in central Pennsylvania.
In addition to treating recreational and occupational injuries in physically active adults, OAL doctors specialize in treating sports-related injuries in grade school, high school, collegiate and professional athletes. In 2013, the U.S. Women's National Field Hockey team selected OAL to be their team physicians.
In fact, we are also the sports medicine team for many area schools and club teams, including: PA Classics, Hempfield High School, Donegal High School, Penn Manor High School, Manheim Township High School, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and Elizabethtown College, as well as for the Lancaster Barnstormers professional baseball team.
OAL physicians are also orthopedic consultants for F&M College. And, OAL provides exclusive sports medicine coverage for Pennsylvania Classics soccer.
Our physicians have many years of experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of sports-related injuries, including:
In most cases our doctors will try non-operative treatments first, working hand-in-hand with our physical therapy team and the school athletic trainer to provide seamless continuum of care, from evaluation and treatment to rehabilitation and return to play.
Physical therapy treatments may include:
- Sports-specific drills
- Isokinetic strengthening
- Spinal stabilization techniques
- Progressive resistive exercises
- Gait training
- Anti-inflammatory modalities: ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis
Should you need surgery, our doctors are experts in minimally invasive, arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle.
Get back to your game today. Schedule an appointment with a sports medicine expert at Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. Call us at (717) 299-4871 or use our online appointment request form to visit us in one of our offices in Lancaster, Willow Street, at Spooky Nook Sports Complex, Pennsylvania. For our office in Lebanon, please call 717-277-7005.