Sports Medicine

Injuring my knee was extremely traumatic for me – as an aging dancer an event like this can mean an abrupt end to one’s career. From the first, my care at Dartmouth was tantamount to my healing. I was always treated with kindness and patience and I always felt that each person who cared for me believed that I would get well. Ten months after my surgery, I danced full out in my MFA thesis at The American Dance Festival. It was truly a triumphant moment.<br /> - Paula Aarons, ACL and meniscus repair patient

Injuring my knee was extremely traumatic for me – as an aging dancer an event like this can mean an abrupt end to one’s career. From the first, my care at Dartmouth was tantamount to my healing. I was always treated with kindness and patience and I always felt that each person who cared for me believed that I would get well. Ten months after my surgery, I danced full out in my MFA thesis at The American Dance Festival. It was truly a triumphant moment.<br /> – Paula Aarons, ACL and meniscus repair patient


Whether you are an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, you want to get back in action as quickly and safely as possible after an injury. Our team of over 30 sports specialists are athletes too so we understand your desire and drive.

Custom-Designed Treatment Plans

From school sports injuries to nagging pain, we will deliver a custom-designed treatment to get you back to your passion. Our technology is tops – such as an extremity MRI to take away the worry of claustrophobia, outpatient surgical options to get you back home and recovering sooner, and leading-edge arthroscopic equipment for smaller scars and less invasive procedures.

Following are some of the most common procedures we offer athletes:

Experience You Can Trust

When you’re injured, experience counts. Our sports specialists have well over 20 years of experience in treating sports-related injuries for all ages – kids to seniors. We handle thousands of patient visits every year. Plus, we provide sideline medical coverage at a variety of school athletic programs in New Hampshire and Vermont. We’re here to help you succeed and perform your best.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please fill out the form to the right or contact the nearest Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopedics location.

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