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Everything you need to know about Warrior Health

 



What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine primary care physicians treat anyone who is physically active help them improve performance, enhance overall health, prevent injury and maintain their physical activity throughout their lives. Primary care sports medicine physicians are specially trained for total care of athletes and active individuals



What is sports nutrition?

Sports nutrition is a specialization within the field of nutrition that partners closely with the study of the human body and exercise science. Sports nutrition can be defined as the application of nutrition knowledge to a practical daily eating plan focused on providing the fuel for physical activity, facilitating the repair and rebuilding process following hard physical work, and optimizing athletic performance in competitive events, while also promoting overall health and wellness.

How is sports medicine different than physical therapy?

Physical Therapy (PT) is a piece of sports-oriented medicine, but it also a discipline of its own. These professionals have a primary focus on helping you recover from injury and return to full power and mobility Physical therapists work with any and all patients who are in need of rehabilitation or mobility expansion. Sports therapists, on the other hand, work specifically with athletes, and are often times may be hired by sports teams and active individuals to help prevent injury and the rehabilitation of patients back to optimum levels for performance. Sports medicine includes many specialties beyond physical therapy, including, but not limited to, nutritionists, mental health specialists, primary care providers, supplement guidance, exercise prescription, and guidance on injury prevention.

What is sports psychology?

Sports psychology is the study of how psychological factors influence sports, athletic performance, exercise, and physical activity. Sports psychologists investigate how participating in sports can improve health and well being. They also help athletes utilize psychology to improve their sports performance and mental well-being. They don't just work with elite and professional athletes, however. They also help regular people learn how to enjoy sports and learn to stick to an exercise program. They utilize exercise and athletics to enhance people’s lives and well-being. Use psychological principles to achieve optimal mental health and to improve performance.

 

Do you accept insurance?

Yes! Upon sign up we will reach out to confirm that your insurance is covered.

What if I need to see someone in-person?

If your sports medicine specialist decides a closer examination is needed in-person, we will refer and connect you to a highly qualified professional in your area through our healthcare provider network.

Where do you provide care?

Our operations are currently limited to California. Please check back soon as we expand to other states in the US.

What types of injuries do you treat?
 

  • Overuse Injuries 

  • Sprains and strains

  • Tendonitis 

  • Shin splints

  • Runner’s knee

  • Tennis elbow

  • Knee injuries 

  • Back pain

  • Fractures

  • Shoulder impingement 

  • Rotator cuff injuries

What do you cover with your nutrition counseling services?

  • Sports nutrition

  • Food allergies

  • Weight loss

  • High cholesterol

  • High blood pressure

  • Gluten free diets

  • Vegetarian diets

  • Vegan diets

  • Vitamins 

  • Meal planning

  • Supplements

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