Norton Sports Health

Norton Sports Health

News and insights from one of the Louisville area’s leading sports-related injury prevention and treatment programs. Norton Sports Health specialists get patients back to their sport, activity or job through customized, multidisciplinary programs. In addition to patient care, our specialists are involved in injury prevention research.

CME 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

The 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium, provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, is designed to give physicians, health care providers and athletic trainers the latest scientific and clinical information about sports medicine, including injury prevention, medical and surgical treatments, and rehabilitative therapies for athletes. Continuing education credits will be provided. For more information and to …

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Sports Health Space is limited for the Sports Medicine Symposium

Space is limited for the Sports Medicine Symposium

The Sports Medicine Symposium, provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, is designed to provide physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other health care clinicians with the latest scientific and clinical information about sports medicine, including injury prevention, medical and surgical treatments, and rehabilitative therapies for athletes. This year’s focus will address the latest scientific …

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Orthopedics PRP injections Platelet-rich plasma helps accelerate healing

PRP injections Platelet-rich plasma helps accelerate healing

As an alternative to surgery, the platelet-rich plasma injection is getting attention for its ability to help the body use its own healing properties to treat muscle, tendon and ligament injuries. During a PRP injection procedure, the doctor harvests platelets from the patient, then concentrates them in the patient’s own plasma before injecting them into …

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Neuroscience CDC releases first guidelines on concussions in children

CDC releases first guidelines on concussions in children

For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines on treating children with concussions and other mild traumatic brain injuries. The timing is fitting, with contact sports such as soccer and football now in full swing. “This is the time of year when concussion numbers hit a peak,” …

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Neuroscience Sports neurology center, first of its kind in state

Sports neurology center, first of its kind in state

Norton Neuroscience Institute Sports Neurology Center treats sports-related concussions in a state-of-the-art facility Norton Neuroscience Institute Sports Neurology Center combines the expertise of nationally known sports concussion authority Tad D. Seifert, M.D., with a progressive and rehabilitative approach for treating athletes and getting them back in the game. About the center The center is the first …

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CME 2018 Sports Medicine Symposium focuses on the overhead athlete

2018 Sports Medicine Symposium focuses on the overhead athlete

Register now for the 2018 Sports Medicine Symposium: State-of-the-art Care for the Overhead Athlete, taking place Friday, June 8-9, 2018 at the Omni Louisville Hotel and Norton Orthopedic & Hand Center. Jointly provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, the Sports Medicine Symposium is designed to provide physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other health care …

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