1. Why is it important to maintain a medical record?
Each time you visit a Hall Health Center provider, a record of your visit is made. Typically this record contains your symptoms, examination and text results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often called your health or medical record, serves as:
The Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine is a rigorous examination that covers the medical and musculoskeletal aspects of sports medicine. Today, a doctor must first be board certified in a primary care specialty (like Family Medicine), and then complete an additional 12-24 month "fellowship" training program in Sports Medicine to even be eligible for the examination.
Most sports injuries are in fact not surgical, so the Hall Health Center Sports Medicine staff can be ideal to care for your problem. Our staff works closely with the orthopedic surgeons of UW Physicians and can refer you if necessary.
No. Although the clinic is staffed by physicians trained in dealing with sports-related injuries, we also see work related injuries, falls, overuse injuries, and spine problems.
Our services include evaluation and treatment of Sprains and strains, Overuse injuries, Tendinitis, Tendinosis, Tenotomy, Autologous blood injections, Platelet rich plasma injections, Fracture care, Medical aspects of sports medicine (asthma, diabetes, etc), Biomechanical analysis, Work related injuries (back, neck pain), and Exercise training programs.
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Hall Health Sports Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-4410