Sports Medicine FAQ's

TSRHC Sports Medicine Center FAQ


Do I need a referral to make an appointment?

No. You can make an appointment yourself or receive a referral from a primary care and specialty physician.

Who can refer to the TSRHC Sports Medicine Center?

Although a patient does not need a referral to be seen, we accept referrals from pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, primary care physicians (PCPs), nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, nurses, athletic trainers and other health care professionals.

How do I schedule an appointment?

To make an appointment, you may call, send us an email or sign up through our online portal. For more information, visit For Parents and For Providers.

What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?

When you come for your appointment remember to bring the following:

  • Disk with images available of X-rays, MRI’s, CT scan, etc. and any other relevant information. (Our experts need to see your images in order to provide you with a thorough evaluation.)
  • Driver’s license or a valid ID
  • Insurance information, private hospital insurance information
  • DVA card, Medicaid card, Medicare card, pension card
  • List of medications

What are your business hours?

Our practice hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Will physical therapy be required after surgery?

Getting a full range of motion, strength and flexibility back after surgery usually takes time. That’s where pre-operative exercise and education and post-operative physical therapy programs come in – to ensure you’re physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.

What does “skeletally immature” mean?

If an athlete is skeletally immature, that means their growth plates have not yet sealed and the athlete is still growing. There are varying levels of skeletal maturity, each calling for different considerations when developing a treatment plan.