Injuries common to athletes require special treatment options, which is why the staff at Move Well MD in lower Manhattan, New York, and New York's financial district offer a sports medicine service. It's a specialty that focuses on common problems that athletes face whether they play pee-wee ball or in the big leagues. The combination of chiropractic care, physical rehab and innovative treatments such as stem cell therapy help get both the novice and the serious athletes back in play.
Sports medicine deals with challenges people face when they push their bodies to the limit by participating in a sport. Dr. Ben Gruen and the staff at Move Well MD don't just treat injuries related to sports-play; they help athletes develop strategies to prevent them, as well. They provide a non-surgical treatment option for a variety of musculoskeletal problems while helping patients maximize their physical skills.
Not really, although, they do make up a significant proportion of the clientele. Sports medicine specialists work with patients at any level of fitness. It's about taking control of your fitness level and doing it safely and efficiently to avoid hurting yourself.
It is a well-rounded medical discipline, meaning there are many different service options. It depends on what each patient needs, really. It starts with an evaluation of the patient to decide what the challenges are and develop solutions for them. A patient that comes into Move Well MD looking to get back into shape has different concerns than a high school football player, for example. Some possible options include:
Any patient can come to Move Well MD and find answers to problems no matter what is going on with their bodies.
Physical therapy may be a part of sports medicine, but they are different. Physical therapy is a service that helps patients regain their flexibility as they heal from an injury or medical condition. Sports medicine is more of an umbrella term that covers anything that affects someone doing a physical activity or playing a sport. Dr. Gruen might see a patient as part of his sports medicine service and include physical therapy in the comprehensive care plan.
That depends on many factors. Professional athletes see different problems than casual ones, but a few common concerns include:
Specialists in sports medicine work to heal current injuries, as well as prevent future ones.
At Move Well MD in Manhattan located in the downtown financial district of lower Manhattan, NY, NY 10038, we use an integrated system of care to relieve pain, improve range of motion and help you to move well again! We are just a few short path train stops away from Hoboken, NJ and Jersey City, NJ.
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"Dr. Ben knows his stuff. I've had appointments with him for the past several months and I can honestly say I am MUCH better than I was before. I heartily recommend!"
"I rarely give anybody or any place 5 stars, but Dr. Gruen is definitely deserving of the honor. Friendly, professional, and extremely thorough."
"Besides being a good chiropractor, Dr. Ben is also a great listener and adviser. He pays attention to what I say and feel."
"I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Gruen. He not only treated my pain each visit but gave me the tools and knowledge to continue treating my pain at home."
"Dr. Gruen is professional, attentive and very patient oriented. He truly wants to help his patients and is committed to this!"