Remote Diagnosis & Treatment
Quick Access to Great Care
Setting up your secure account only takes about 2 minutes and very easy to do. Once you register, you’ll provide information about the patient and the injury which will go to our care coordinator who will determine the best sports specialized provider for you. You will hear from the provider via email or message within 5-10 minutes and they will provide instructions on next steps.
Visit with the Provider
The provider will send you a link with step-by-step instructions on how to connect with them via your mobile phone or desktop computer. You can choose to have a voice or video call. This is a very easy process and you do not have to download an app.
Diagnosis & Treatment
You’ll begin with a video consultation with a licensed Sports Specialized Athletic Trainer who will provide a step-by-step orthopedic evaluation to help accurately diagnose your injury. Your specialist will educate you on the specifics of your injury and prescribe an individualized recovery plan. If your injury requires further care from an Orthopedic Doctor, your specialist will assist you finding the right care referral.
About our Providers
SportsMD uses Athletic Trainers to initially triage your injury. These specialists are certified and licensed health care professional who practices in the field of sports medicine. Their education and experiences focus on the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers treat a broad range of patients including:
- Recreational, amateur and professional athletes
- Individuals who have suffered musculoskeletal injuries
- Those seeking strength, conditioning, fitness and performance enhancement
If specialty care is needed from a Orthopedic Doctor who specializes in your injury, your Athletic Trainer will help you find the right doctor and provide a referral if needed. SportsMD works with top Orthopedic Doctors across the US and we can quickly get you a Virtual Care Appointment with a specialist.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is SportsMD Virtual Care?
With SportsMD, you can access a board-certified top sports doctor by secure online video, phone or the web. SportsMD is a convienent alternative to Urget Care Clinic visits or waiting days to get an appointment with a doctor for non-emergency medical conditions. Our doctors can diagnose your symptoms, prescribe non-narcotic medication and send a perscription to your nearest pharmacy.
Is SportsMD for Every Medical Condition?
No. SportsMD is designed to handle non-emergency medical conditions and can often substitute for as doctors office, Urgent Care Clinic, or Emergency Room visit for common injuries. However, it is not intended to replace your primary care doctor. For life-threatening emergencies dial 911 immediately
What are the most common injuries you care for?
Our sports specialized providers are trained to help with a wide variety of conditions and concerns including: Concussion and Head, Back and Neck, Shoulder, Chest and Rib, Elbow and Arm, Wrist and Hand, Knee, Foot and Ankle, Leg and Hip and Abdominal Injuries.
How much does SportsMD Virtual Care cost?
The cost of the visit varies depending on the type of care you are requesting. A virtual care visit with one of our sports specialized providers is $79 per visit. Our Second Opinion Service is $675. We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.
Please note: We do not submit your insurance claim, so you will need to do that seperately.
Can you provide perescription medication as part of the SportsMD Virtual Care visit?
Yes, if the doctor beleives medications is warranted, he or she can write a perscription and send it directly to the pharmacy of your choice. Please be aware we do not perscribe controlled substinces (e.g. narcotic medication, anxilytics, stimulants)
What we treat
It is often quite difficult to adequately assess the severity of an injury and as simple muscle strains look very similar to more serious injuries. Thus early assessment from a Physician specializing in your particular injury is essential for early appropriate management.
We have providers who specialize in every injury from head to toe.