Our Three Locations

By |2018-10-03T16:35:41-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog|

At Sideline Orthopedics, we are constantly looking for ways to better serve our patients. One of the best ways we could do so was by expanding to multiple locations. October marks two years since Sideline Orthopedics began and we are fortunate to now have three locations (yes, three!) throughout Southwest Virginia. We started our practice [...]

Meet Eliza

By |2018-09-20T16:57:24-04:00September 20th, 2018|Blog|

Just as sports games are won by a team effort, Sideline Orthopedics succeeds because of our incredible team of practitioners, ATCs, and staff. Eliza Slate is one such team member; her positivity, love for Sideline & our patients, and enthusiasm about her work make her an incredible asset to the Sideline line-up.   Eliza is [...]

Into the Lights

By |2018-08-30T13:19:30-04:00August 30th, 2018|Blog|

Imagine, for a moment, standing in the tunnel of Lane Stadium before the first football game of the year. You can’t see the green turf past the white glow of the blinding spotlights flooding the entranceway. The opening bass riffs of “Enter Sandman” thrum through the corridor, shaking the foundation. 66,000 stomping feet crescendo into [...]

Is Sideline Orthopedics Only for Athletes?

By |2018-08-22T13:50:23-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Blog|

Have you ever considered if our practice is designed to serve only high-performing athletes? If that is a concern, let us assure you: we serve all ages and all activities with the united goal of helping people get back to living a life they love. There is a longer answer, that tells a bigger story [...]

Ice vs. Heat: How to Choose Which One to Use?

By |2018-03-22T09:42:58-04:00July 1st, 2018|Blog|

It may be difficult to know what to do when you first incur a minor injury such as a pulled muscle or a light sprain. There are so many treatments available, it sometimes confusing as to whether a soothing heat pack is the best treatment, or in some cases whether an ice pack would be [...]

Spinal Instability: What It Is And How To Treat It

By |2018-04-11T09:38:55-04:00June 15th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Any type of painful back condition that worsens as you move can be difficult to diagnose because most tests will examine you in a prone or sedentary state. One such back condition is called spinal instability. This condition happens when two vertebrae loosen up to the point that too much motion occurs between them. This [...]

Three Questions You May Have About Ankle Sprains

By |2018-01-26T15:59:51-04:00June 1st, 2018|Blog|

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. While they are not often serious enough to require surgery, they are painful and they do require proper treatment. Ignoring the proper care of an ankle sprain may lead to a worsening of the injury. It could take longer to heal or lead to a [...]

Custom Orthotics Can Help With Your Foot Pain

By |2018-05-01T08:28:14-04:00May 15th, 2018|Blog|

Custom orthotics are made for treating foot problems and at Sideline Orthopedics, we specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the foot and ankle. Daily activities can be painful if your feet aren’t aligned properly. Custom orthotics solve that problem, as they are created specifically for the user and the user’s needs. Orthotics are [...]

Not an Athlete? You Still May Need Orthopedic Surgery!

By |2018-02-19T14:49:11-04:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|

You aren't an avid athlete, or even a weekend runner, but your bones and joints are still subjected to everyday wear and tear that could potentially result in an injury or condition requiring orthopedic care. There are a number of orthopedic conditions requiring surgery that affect athletes and non-athletes alike. Sideline Orthopedics & Sports Medicine [...]

How Orthopedic Sports Medicine Gets and Keeps You on the Field

By |2018-02-09T11:19:35-04:00April 1st, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Athletes push their body to the limit both off and on the field, through rigorous training and competition. This can be extremely taxing on the musculoskeletal system, potentially resulting in pain, strain, and injury. When this occurs, the athlete is in need of a professional with specialized training and experience diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating sports [...]

Walk-In Clinics are Back at Sideline!

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 4pm
Tuesday & Friday: 1 pm to 4 pm

 The Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic is recommended for: