Sports Medicine

A Winning Partnership

Watson Clinic is proud to serve as the official medical provider for the Detroit Tigers Florida Operations and the Lakeland Flying Tigers. From spring training through the remainder of the regular season – from the first swing of the bat to the last - Watson Clinic is there to address any health-related issues or physical impairments that may arise for players and team staff alike. The Tigers know that Watson Clinic offers the caliber of care they need to stay at peak performance all seaso...

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3/2/2023 10:29:00 AM Comments(0)

A Tradition of Togetherness

We’re all in this together. It’s a phrase we hear a lot – especially now when the world has undergone a period of great worry and uncertainty. In these times and others like it throughout history, we’ve looked to the people and places that can offer hope, guidance and the comfort of camaraderie. These are the qualities that form the backbone of a community. Since 1941, when we first opened the doors to a practice consisting of five physicians, Watson Clinic has aspired to...

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2/10/2021 3:56:00 PM Comments(0)

Swinging for Another Healthy Season

Whether you’re a major league athlete or work a regular 9 to 5 job, an injury can wreak havoc on your level of productivity and the quality of your life. Since 1941, Watson Clinic has empowered patients of all ages in our community - from professional sports figures to weekend warriors to little leaguers - to rebound from their injuries, get back in the game and swing for the fences. That made Watson Clinic a natural choice when the Tigers organization searched for a medical provider that ...

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1/31/2020 10:55:00 AM Comments(0)

The benefits of physical therapy

Are you living with an injury or illness that makes it painful to move your body and enjoy life to the fullest? If so, there's a good chance physical therapy PT could help you. PT is a treatment for people with movement problems caused by a wide range of conditions. It can improve mobility, reduce pain and help maximize a person's ability to perform daily activities. PT may help people who have: • Sports- and work-related injuries. • Back and neck problems. • Sprains, strains a...

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6/20/2019 1:15:00 PM Comments(0)

Watson Clinic and the Tigers: A Winning Partnership

A Message from Watson Clinic Sports Medicine/Nonsurgical Orthopaedic Specialist Dr. Salvador Montenegro Since 1941, Watson Clinic has made it our mission to help our patients achieve and exceed their wellness goals. In the process of promoting a healthier tomorrow for our patients and their families, we’ve worked to establish a more productive and enriching community. The Tigers organization is similarly shaped by this strong commitment to community. That’s just one of the reasons wh...

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2/8/2019 1:49:00 PM Comments(0)

Major League Care You Can Count On

A Message from Dr. Salvador Montenegro, Watson Clinic Sports Medicine/Nonsurgical Orthopaedic Specialist Generations of families in our community have enjoyed the timeless tradition of baseball thanks to the 82-year partnership between the Tigers organization and the City of Lakeland. This is particularly impressive when you consider that this is the longest-running relationship between a Major League baseball team and a spring training host city in the history of the sport. Watson Clinic unders...

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2/16/2018 2:18:00 PM Comments(0)

Help Your Child Avoid a Concussion

In the bleachers, you're child sees you as their biggest fan and cheerleader. But before the season ever starts, you have another important sports-related role: safety monitor. Sports injuries are a common safety concern for school age athletes. Concussions, which affect tens of thousands of kids in the U.S. each year, are among the most serious. These brain injuries can be especially dangerous -even deadly- if a second concussion occurs before the first one has had enough time to heal. Fortunat...

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7/20/2015 3:20:00 PM Comments(0)