Conditions Treated

As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Shah is able to evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries. Her internal medicine training enables her to diagnose and manage problems that affect sport and exercise performance. She uses a team approach to manage issues and coordinate care as appropriate.

She performs Ultrasound diagnostics and guided injections in the office. In-office injections include, but are not limited to, platelet-rich plasma, cortisone, and hyaluronic acid. She also performs ganglion cyst, bursa, and joint drainage.

Additionally, she does sport-specific exercise screenings and assessments.

The following list is a small sample of the common conditions Dr. Shah evaluates and treats:

Common problems organized by body part:

Shoulder
  • Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Labral Tears
  • Strains (including rotator cuff, biceps, triceps, deltoid)
  • Sprains (Acromioclavicular, sternoclavicular)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Dislocations
  • Stress Fractures
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Cysts
  • Arthritis (Acromioclavicular, Glenohumeral joint)
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Calcific tendonitis
  • Injuries specific to growing children
    • Growth plate injuries
    • Apophyseal injuries
Elbow
  • Tendonitis (Golfer’s Elbow, Tennis Elbow)
  • Tendinosis
  • Bursitis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Strains
  • Sprains
Hand/Wrist
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Mallet Finger
  • Jersey Finger
  • Pulley Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ganglion Cysts
Hip and Pelvis
  • Greater Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Ischial Tuberosity Bursitis
  • Gluteus Medius and Minimus tendon partial tears and tendinosis
  • Hamstring strains (pulls, tears)
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Iliopsoas bursitis
  • Iliopsoas tendonitis
  • Sartorius strain
  • Quadriceps strains
  • Labral Tears
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Osteitis Pubis
  • SI (Sacroiliac Joint) Problems
  • Athletic Pubalgia (Sports Hernia)
Knee/Leg
  • Patella tendon tendonitis and tendinosis
  • Quadriceps strain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) tears
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) sprains
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) sprains
  • Meniscus tears
  • Baker’s Cysts
  • Anterior knee pain and clicking
  • Hoffa’s Fat Pad Impingement
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Chondromalacia patella
  • Plica syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Calf strains
  • Peroneal Nerve entrapment
Foot/Ankle
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ankle Impingement
  • FHL (Flexor Hallucis Longus) Tendonitis/Tendinosis
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis/Tendinosis
  • Achilles Tendinitis/Tendinosis
  • Peroneal Tendonitis/Tendinosis
Acute Spine Injuries
  • Disk bulges
  • Disk herniations
  • Facet joint problems
  • Spondylolyis (stress fracture of the pars interarticularis)

Common medical conditions that affect activity:

  • Vitamin D Deficiency or Insufficiency
  • Iron Deficiency
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Other Nutrition Issues
  • Overtraining Syndrome
  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Common sports medicine conditions:

  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Syndromes
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage damage
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Calcific tendon problems
  • Swelling in joints
  • Bursitis
  • Stress Fractures
  • Fractures
  • Nerve problems
  • Pain
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