Awarded “Four States Finest” and “Best of the Four States,” our sports medicine doctors and surgeons proudly serve Joplin, Missouri and the region’s athletes, as well as those who just love to be active. Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States understands that for many, living life and playing sports are one in the same. We provide fellowship-trained and board-certified sports medicine physicians employing the latest techniques—from athletic training and sports injury prevention programs, to cutting-edge procedures and surgeries and comprehensive land and aquatic therapy and rehabilitation. Through specialized treatment and innovative sports injury procedures, our team of highly-trained sports medicine physicians and specialists work to diagnose and treat your specific sports injury or condition. We ensure our patients are back to the activities they love, and to feeling good neck-to-toe. We are committed to providing a complete range of bone, joint, ligament, nerve, and muscle care to get our sports medicine patients back to the active lifestyles they enjoy. If you’d like to schedule a consultation or have any questions about our patient-first sports medicine care, we’d be honored to see you. (Click to see our inspiring sports medicine patients stories…)
We service Joplin, MO and the entire Four State Area of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma with our Sports Medicine and Sports Injury Care, which includes but is not limited to:
- Injury Prevention
- Medication Treatment (Short Term)
- Physical Therapy/Aquatic Therapy
- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
- All Inside Anterior Crucial Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
- Posterior Crucial Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
- Meniscus Tear
- Patella Tendonitis
- Labral Tears
- Loose Bodies
- Hip arthroscopy surgery is done to treat mechanical symptoms such as popping, painful clicking, catching, and a reduced range of motion of the hip. Arthroscopy is minimally invasive and results in accelerated rehabilitation.
- Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow
- Throwing Injuries
- Elbow arthroscopy can be used to treat tennis elbow, loose bodies, and cartilage defects of the elbow. It is associated with less pain and faster healing with earlier motion than open procedures.