Sports Medicine

sports2People of all ages can suffer from sports-related injuries. Sprains, strains, muscle pulls, and tendonitis are all too familiar injuries that GIKK Ortho Specialists sports medicine physicians treat on a daily basis.

GIKK Ortho Specialists has fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians who specialize in treating sports injuries, so you can rest assured they can take care of even the most complex injury. They provide comprehensive sports medicine services including diagnosis, treatment, physical therapy, and when necessary, the latest surgical techniques such as arthroscopy. And teamwork is key at GIKK Ortho Specialists — if necessary, we employ more than one GIKK subspecialist to treat your injury, minimize downtime, and expedite return to normal activity.

So no matter if you have a common sports injury, torn ACL, torn rotator cuff and regardless of the level of athlete – recreational, high school, college or even professional, you can trust GIKK Ortho Specialists to provide the highest quality sports medicine care available and assist patients in their quest to return to the games they love.

GIKK Ortho Sports provides a daily Walk-in Clinic and many other convenient services.  Visit the GIKK Ortho Sports page to learn more.

Learn more about GIKK Ortho Specialists’ sports medicine physicians.

Frequently Treated Sports Injuries and Conditions:

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • ACL Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Knee Injuries
  • Labral Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Slap Lesion
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Torn Ligaments and Tendons
GIKK Ortho Specialists are Team Physicians for:

  • Omaha Lancers
  • College World Series
  • Creighton University Soccer
  • Gross High School, Marian High School and several other area high schools

Sports Medicine Treatments and Procedures:

We understand that the decision of having sports-related injury surgery is not a decision you take lightly.  That’s why we take a conservative approach to care, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • Arthroscopy (Shoulder, Elbow, Knee, Hip)
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair
  • Shoulder Labral and Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Non-operative care:
  • Injections
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Bracing

Please click on the link below to learn more about the procedure you are considering.

>> Download Ligamentous Injuries to the Knee (powerpoint with video)

You are encouraged to discuss any issues of concern prior to testing or surgery, thus helping to ease any anxiety you may feel and giving you an active role in the healing process.

For additional resources on sports medicine care, please visit our Resource page.