Fit for Life: Sports Medicine at St.Vincent Charity
Fitness is fundamental to a healthy life.
For many of our patients, sports are central to their wellbeing. But regular physical activity can lead to wear and tear, bumps and bruises, and the occasional injury. At St. Vincent Charity, our goal is to help you stay strong, treat problems as they arise, and work to avoid more serious issues down the road.
Treatments at St. Vincent Charity
The clinical team at St. Vincent Charity features highly skilled experts with deep experience in helping professional, amateur and student athletes recover from injuries and setbacks.
We work with endurance athletes to lower the risk of injury and improve performance. We help younger athletes overcome sports-related injuries. And older athletes turn to us for treatment of overuse injuries and joint pain. Our team specializes in a wide range of treatments, including:
- Rotator Cuff Injuries
- Cartilage Degeneration and Damage
- Torn Meniscus
- ACL / MCL Tears
- Sudden Impact and Stress Fractures
- Gait Imbalances
- Shoulder Impingement and Instability
- Frozen Shoulder
- Patellar Tendonitis
- Tennis and Golfer's Elbow
- Carpal Tunnel
February 4, 2019
Starting in late January and early February every year, Dr. Friedhoff begins to see an influx of patients suffering from overuse injuries caused by starting their New Year’s exercise regime too aggressively. These injuries are one factor that leads t ...continue readingRead More
May 31, 2018
Rachel Stypinksi, widely considered one of - if not the - best gymnasts in the history of Kent State University’s program, was having the best season of her career. Then during her final meet before NCAA Regionals, Rachel landed her first tumbling pa ...continue readingRead More
May 13, 2016
Sports medicine physician Dr. George Friedhoff shares some tips for preparing for the big race. ...continue readingRead More