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Get back in the game with treatment from board-certified sports medicine physicians near you. When it comes to sports injuries, you don’t have to suffer through the pain. Together, we will develop a personalized treatment plan to get you off the sidelines and back to full strength.


Featured Provider

Dr. Christopher Kim

Christopher Kim, MD

With experience treating professional and Division I athletes prior to coming to The Iowa Clinic, Dr. Kim has a deep background in sports medicine and specializes in the treatment of shoulder and knee injuries. He chose to become a sports medicine surgeon because he enjoys seeing patients get back to their loved activities.


Sports Injuries We Treat

Whether you tweaked a muscle during a game, experienced chronic pain post-match or have heard the pop, snap or crunch of a fracture, tear or dislocation, the specialists at our sports medicine clinic can repair your injury, help with rehab and get you back to doing the things you love.


Shoulder Injuries & Pain

  • Shoulder fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Labral (cartilage) tear
  • Shoulder ligament and tendon tear
  • Pectoralis tear
  • Shoulder cyst
  • Superior labral tear from anterior to posterior (SLAP) tears, or damage to the cartilage ring surrounding the shoulder joint socket
  • Shoulder instability and dislocation

Knee Injuries & Pain

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear
  • Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tear
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patella (kneecap) dislocation
  • Quadriceps tendon & patellar tendon injury
  • Knee cartilage injury
  • Avulsion fracture of the tibial spine and tibial tubercle

Elbow Injuries & Pain

  • Elbow pain
  • Elbow fracture

Hip Injuries & Pain

  • Sports-related hip injuries

Common Orthopedic Procedures for Sports Injuries

When a sports injury puts you on the sidelines, you’re focused on getting back in action. Let our sports medicine doctors, orthopedic surgeons and staff join your team to focus on the repair, stabilization and healing of your knee, shoulder, elbow or hip issues with the latest procedures and state-of-the-art technology.

  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint resection (for shoulder separation)
  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip and knee
  • Arthroscopic surgery for shoulder and knee
  • Chondroplasty to repair damaged knee cartilage
  • Cyst decompressions
  • Cartilage restoration and transplant
  • Distal biceps repair
  • Distal femoral osteotomy to correct knee alignment
  • Fracture care
  • Gluteus medius and minimus repair
  • Hamstring repair
  • High tibial osteotomy to correct knee alignment
  • Meniscus repair and meniscectomy
  • Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) for severe fractures
  • Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesion treatment
  • Patella stabilization, including medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction
  • Patellar tendon repair
  • Quad tendon repair
  • Repair and reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL)
  • Shoulder instability, rotator cuff and labral (cartilage) repair
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) repair and reconstruction

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