Sports Medicine

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)