Back in 1949, Dr. Hughston began the tradition of treating athletes for common sports injuries. Today, our sports medicine physicians at Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics in Tennessee continue his legacy, taking care of all athletes, ranging from little league to professional level teams.

What does a Sports Medicine doctor do?

Active people are healthy, but this means they are also susceptible to injuries. Our physicians are experienced, fellowship-trained sports medicine doctors who specialize in the treatment of orthopedic sports injuries. Whether you play at school, in a league, on a professional team, or if you just enjoy being active – Hughston Clinic Orthopaedic physicians are here to help you stay in the game.

Common sports injuries treated here at Hughston Clinic

Whether you have a sprain, strain, fracture, or a more serious injury or condition, our orthopedic doctors are trained in nonsurgical and surgical treatments. These are just some of the common athletic injuries, conditions, and treatments that our sports medicine physicians specialize in:

  • ACL Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Ligament Injury
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Arthroscopy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Rotator cuff
  • Labral tear
  • Shoulder instability
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Ligament tears
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Female-specific athletic disorders
  • Instability of the knee, shoulder, and ankle