Sports Medicine, also known as sports and exercise medicine (SEM), is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries and improving fitness and performance. The main objective of sports medicine is to help individuals engage in sports and exercise.
Trauma is defined as a sudden incident causing physical injury. It is a broad term describing all types of injuries affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels, or bones that most commonly occur during sports, exercise, or any other physical activity.
Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which the worn, damaged surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with new artificial parts. Your doctor may consider a joint replacement if you have severe pain that limits daily activities and is not relieved with medications, injections, physical therapy, or other treatments.
Dr. Usama Saleh is a specialist orthopedic surgeon with a Master’s Degree in Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) & an International Member of the AAOS. Dr. Saleh has expertise in treating emergency trauma cases & is trained in the use of arthroscopic surgery for treatment of complex orthopedic injuries.
Dr. Saleh was kind, understand and very compassionate to me during a very difficult time.
~ Teresa ~