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From professional athletes to weekend warriors and active patients of all ages, our world-class orthopedic and sports medicine doctors help get patients back to doing what they love.

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Our Doctors

Steven D. Stahle, MD

Sports Medicine & Primary Care
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Treatments

Our highly trained and experienced staff understands how frustrating and debilitating sports injuries can be. That’s why we offer the latest and most effective treatments available. When dealing with a sports injury, you want to ensure you get the best possible care.

At Performance Sports Medicine Institute, our comprehensive treatment approach is designed to help you return to and, in some cases, exceed your previous level of performance.

Areas of Pain

Where Does It Hurt?

Shoulder

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body enabling a wide range of movements including, forward flexion, abduction, adduction, external rotation, internal rotation, and 360-degree circumduction.

Where Does It Hurt?
Shoulder Foot & Ankle Knee Hand & Wrist Elbow Hip Spine

Shoulder

Shoulder

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body, enabling a wide range of movements, including forward flexion, abduction, adduction, external rotation, internal rotation, and 360-degree circumduction.

Foot & Ankle

Foot & Ankle

The foot and ankle region is one of the most complex areas in the body, with 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles. Due to their intricate anatomy, feet and ankles are some of the most susceptible to injury.

Knee

Knee

The knee is a vastly complex joint composed of various bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and muscles. Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages.

Hand & Wrist

Hand & Wrist

The hands and wrists comprise many ligaments, tendons, muscles, and bones that allow a wide range of dexterity and movement, making these areas prone to overuse and injury.

Elbow

Elbow

The elbow allows for the bending and straightening of the arm and assists in lifting and moving objects. Those who participate in sports such as golf, tennis, and weight lifting are more susceptible to an elbow injury.

Hip

Hip

As the body’s largest ball and socket joint, the hip serves numerous functions. It supports body weight, provides stability, and allows for a significant range of motion.

Spine

Spine

The spine is responsible for keeping the body upright. It is made of a group of bones called vertebrae with a hollow canal in the center, which houses the spinal cord.

Education &
Research

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5 Tips on How to Relieve Shoulder Blade Pain

Shoulder blade pain can be a nagging and often debilitating issue, affecting your daily activities and overall quality of life. Whether it's due to poor posture, muscle strain, an injury…

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Winter Workout Tips: Staying Fit And Healthy In The Cold Months

Winter Workout Tips: Staying Fit and Healthy in the Cold Months

As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, maintaining a regular fitness routine can become a challenge. The cold weather often discourages outdoor activities, and the cozy indoors becomes…

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Pinched Nerve in Shoulder: Understanding the Real Source and Solutions

Imagine this: you're reaching for something overhead or simply shrugging your shoulders when suddenly, a sharp, shooting pain or an unsettling numbness radiates through your shoulder. It's a sensation that…

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News & Lectures

Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention

The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA

Knee stiffness following total knee arthroplasty is a rare complication, which is multifactorial and can be prevented with techniques that help optimize knee range of motion, according to a presenter.

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Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention

The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA

Knee stiffness following total knee arthroplasty is a rare complication, which is multifactorial and can be prevented with techniques that help optimize knee range of motion, according to a presenter.

View More
Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention

The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?

View More
Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

View More
Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA

Knee stiffness following total knee arthroplasty is a rare complication, which is multifactorial and can be prevented with techniques that help optimize knee range of motion, according to a presenter.

View More
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