Advanced Orthopedics was built around your needs. We have extensive experience treating sports related injuries as well as a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. If you need to visit us, we will work very hard to make your visit smooth and pleasant. Our friendly staff will ensure that you feel comfortable in our office.
Our office is conveniently located adjacent to Highways 64/40 and 170, making Advanced Orthopedics very accessible from the entire Saint Louis region.
This website was designed as a resource for you to learn about us, and how we might be able to help you. Our commitment at Advanced Orthopedics is to help keep you at the top of your game. We would like your visit with us to be as pleasant as possible. To help you prepare for your visit with us, please click here.
Sports Medicine is a broad discipline that evolved from the care of the athlete. With substantial advancements in the field, Sports Medicine now offers treatment options to patients of all ages and activity levels. Please feel free to read more about Sports Medicine.
Sports Medicine emerged as health care professionals learned that the complex physical demands of the athlete required unique treatment.
The Sports Medicine "team" is made up of individuals from a variety of fields such as orthopedic surgery, primary care medicine, athletic training, physical therapy and nutrition. Experts from these fields strive to prevent and treat injuries in physically active individuals.
Orthopedic Surgery is very sub-specialized. Many Orthopedic Surgeons pursue advanced training in a specific area of Orthopedics by doing extra training called a "fellowship".
Although there are many sub-specialties within Orthopedics, only two Orthopedic disciplines are recognized as specific subspecialties by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery: Hand Surgery and Sports Medicine.
You may have been referred to Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine by your physician, a friend or family member or an athletic trainer. Please read below to learn more about us and how we can help you.
An orthopedic surgeon is a physician who manages musculoskeletal disorders. Many conditions treated by an orthopedic surgeon can managed with non-surgical means. When conservative treatment fails, an orthopedic surgeon may recommend surgery. Some orthopedic surgeons specialize in certain areas such as Sports Medicine.
The Sports Medicine Minute is a periodic newsletter that brings the most up-to-date educational materials published by Advanced Orthopedics right to your email inbox.
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Dr. Wadsworth has been elected into the Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association Sports Medicine Hall of Fame. This award honors medical professionals who have made long standing contributions that have had a significant impact on the profession of athletic training and the health care provided by athletic trainers.
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