If your child is a student at Virginia Tech or Radford University and has sustained an injury or is having pain, you have found the best place to send them for expert care. Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine welcomes college students who have sustained injury playing intramural sports or who are experiencing pain in a joint due to a fall or overuse.
It is a desperate feeling when your child gets hurt and you are far away. Who can you call? Will the campus clinic know what to do? It’s ok! Dr. Bart Eastwood of Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, located in Blacksburg, VA, is here to provide expert orthopedic care for your child in their time of need.
Dr. Bart Eastwood truly listens to all of his patients and cares about getting them back in good health and living an active lifestyle. When your college student is hurt or injured, Dr. Eastwood will perform a full exam of the joint involved and the collect necessary diagnostic imaging to make an accurate diagnosis. After careful evaluation, a treatment plan will be customized to help manage your child’s injury and get them on the road to recovery in the shortest amount of time.
Often with young patients, injuries can be treated with over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy to help strengthen the muscles around the joint. Sometimes, a period of immobilization and rest is required before a strengthening program can begin. As a parent, you can rest assured that your child is in the best hands at Sideline Orthopedics. We will also communicate directly with you to reassure you about your child’s health. If surgery is needed, we can help facilitate communication with parents on whether doing the surgery locally or helping arrange a consult closer to home is the best for the student.
Stress fractures to sprains and strains, Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is here to provide the most technologically advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques to restore health to patients and athletes of all skill levels. Request an appointment online or call (540) 552-7133 to schedule your child’s appointment today.