Sports Orthopedic Surgeons in Bellingham, Washington

Sports Orthopedic Surgeons
male surgeon
Christopher J. Van Hofwegen, M.D.

    Sports Orthopedic
2979 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 203, Bellingham, WA 98225
Sports Orthopedic Surgeon is trained in sports medicine which help to provide appropriate care for all structures of the musculoskeletal system directly affected by participation in sporting activity. This specialist is proficient in areas including conditioning, training and fitness, athletic performance and the impact of dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and nutrition on performance and health, coordination of care within the team setting utilizing other health care professionals, field evaluation and management, soft tissue biomechanics and injury healing and repair. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and techniques of rehabilitation, athletic equipment and orthotic devices enables the specialist to prevent and manage athletic injuries.