Sports Medicine Doctor Edison NJ

Sports injuries can sometimes be one-time traumatic events—such as when a player is knocked down by his or her opponent or trips and breaks a bone while rushing to catch a ball. However, many sports-related injuries are less dramatic and the issue and pain progress with time, such as when a tennis player develops tennis elbow or a pitcher develops issues with his or her rotator cuff from repetitive use. Though often times, these injuries and conditions can be relieved using minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopic procedures. Whether you’re a high profile athlete or a weekend warrior, sports-related injuries and conditions that keep you from the activities you love should be assessed, diagnosed, and treated by a sports medicine doctor or surgeon.

Sports Medicine Doctor Edison NJ
Sports Medicine Doctor Edison NJ

When You Should Visit a Sports Medicine Doctor?

Common joint disease include:

Symptoms offer clues to your condition. If you are experiencing any of the following, make an appointment with a sports medicine specialist and discuss these symptoms:

Any unusual sounds or sensations, such as bones grinding or popping
Extreme tenderness in the affected area
Must limp due to foot, ankle, or knee pain
Pain is preventing you from returning to your sport
Severe pain, tingling, numbness, or pins and needles sensations in the affected area
Sports injury has affected range of motion

If you are currently experiencing any of these issues, you may be suffering from one of the following injuries or conditions that can be treated with or without surgery by our expertly trained sports medicine doctor or surgeon:

AC joint problem
Anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL injury
Biceps tendon injury
Cubital tunnel syndrome
Golfer’s elbow
Meniscus injury
Rotator cuff tears or impingement
Shoulder arthritis
Shoulder instability
Sprain or strains
Tennis elbow

Sports Medicine Doctor?

Doctor Lopez takes a team approach in assessing, diagnosing, and treating our patients. From our primary care sports medicine doctor to our specialty-trained sports medicine surgeon, Doctor Lopez is skilled in delivering a wide range of treatments, procedures, and surgical techniques for a number of conditions and injuries.

Why Doctor Lopez?

Doctor Lopez specializes in minimally invasive sports medicine and joint replacement in his Edison NJ Office. Dr. Lopez performs a variety of complex procedures in the upper and lower extremities including rotator cuff surgery, knee ligament surgery, and the direct anterior total hip replacement.

Dr. Lopez has had extensive training to meet the needs of his patients. Dr Lopez completed his undergraduate degree in the major of biology at Cornell University. He then went on to graduate from the New Jersey Medical School with his degree in Medicine. Also during that time, Dr. Lopez performed basic science research at the prestigious Whitehead Institute, an affiliate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.