In 2016, Healthgrades announced that Pardee Hospital had become one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery. 

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Learn more about althetic trainers and the sports medicine program.

Sports Medicine

Our Sports Medicine team cares for athletes of all ages. Our experienced team includes:

  • Sports medicine physicians

  • Orthopedic surgeons

  • Physical therapists

  • Athletic trainers

  • Exercise physiologists

  • Nutritional professionals

We treat a wide range of common athletic and sports injuries, including:

  • Head and neck injuries

  • Knee injuries

  • Leg, foot and ankle injuries

  • Shoulder and arm injuries

  • Respiratory conditions

Services we provide

  • Free yearly pre-participation athletic screenings to all area middle and high school athletes.

  • Nationally board-certified and state-licensed athletic trainers oversee local high school and middle school athletics to ensure schools are in compliance with state laws.

  • Athletic trainer coverage at local sporting events not associated with schools, such as youth and adult sports leagues.

  • Concussion baseline testing as part of a comprehensive Concussion Management Program.

  • Educational opportunities for coaches and health care professionals. We also work directly with schools to help them follow acute cardiac arrest and heat illness protocols.

  • Connections with other care providers, such as Urgent Care and Rehab and Wellness Center, as well as orthopedic and family practice providers.

  • Urgent Care is an extension of our Sports Medicine program. Injured athletes can seek immediate treatment at Urgent Care and then receive follow-up care with our Sports Medicine team. To find out more about Pardee Urgent Care, visit our Urgent Care page

Free athletic physicals

Once every year, Pardee Hospital and the Pardee Sports Medicine program provide free sports physicals to all Henderson County middle and high school student-athletes who participate or plan to participate in sports during the school year.

A yearly physical is a requirement for any student who plans to play a sport within the Henderson County school system.

Contact Us

To find out more or schedule an appointment at Pardee Sports Medicine, call 828-274-4555

Printable Forms

Download forms for your free physical here:

Student-Athlete Concussion Statement

Pre-Participation Examination Form