Sports Medicine: Why Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics?

Many people ask me why it matters where you go for treatment of a sports-related injury. At Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, we have a wealth of experience within our own group, and we have fellowship-trained surgeons in multiple areas. The benefit of choosing us is that we are fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians with experience and skills from fellowships and years of practice. Our orthopedic surgeon fellowships gave us access to insight from other individuals who might not be in our own local area, so we gained added expertise and training. In the following video, I cover more about orthopedic treatment of sports injuries, our practice’s experience with sports medicine, and more:

Patients with other sports injuries may find the following information helpful:

About the Author: Thomas L. Shriwise, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine injuries and conditions of the shoulder and knee.


The medical information contained in the Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics website is provided to increase your knowledge and understanding of orthopedic conditions. This information should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific medical or surgical treatment plan. As each patient may have specific symptoms or associated problems, the treatment regimen for a specific patient may not be the proper treatment for another.

Gaining knowledge and understanding of a particular problem or condition is the first step in any medical treatment plan. I believe the information presented on our website will be helpful for those individuals experiencing sports medicine injuries, or other related problems. However, this information is not intended to replace the advice of your family physician. You are encouraged to consult with your physician to discuss any course of treatment presented or suggested.