Sports Medicine

People with active lifestyles are often at risk for sports-related injuries. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists can properly diagnose athletic injuries and provide treatments that restore your motion and get you back to your sport in even better shape than before.

In addition to caring for patients in the office, Drs. Browdy and Young care for athletes at several local high schools and Webster University. Dr. Browdy is also the team orthopedic surgeon for the St. Louis Cardinals. The most common sports injuries we see and treat involve the shoulders, elbows, knees, and hips.


As the most movable joint in the body, the shoulder is also one of the most potentially unstable joints. As a result, it is the site of many common problems.

The shoulder joint is made up of bones held in place by muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Many shoulder problems are caused by the breakdown of soft tissues in the shoulder region. When it comes to treating this complex joint, our shoulder surgeons are “head and shoulders” above the rest.




Elbow injuries are most commonly associated with sports activities such as tennis, golf, and baseball. The elbow is an exceptionally complex joint, made up of the humerus (upper arm bone), the ulna (larger of the lower arm bones), and the radius (the smaller bone in the lower arm), along with a delicate intersection of muscles, tendons, and ligament. Our elbow surgeons have vast experience diagnosing and treating all kinds of elbow injuries.




The knees provide stable support for the body. Your knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and fluid, while muscles and tendons help the knee move.

Knee problems can interfere with your daily life in many ways, from participating in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking. Knee pain, especially from severe arthritis, can negatively impact your quality of your life. You can count on our skilled knee surgeons to help restore your mobility and active lifestyle.




Your hip joint is designed to withstand repeated motion and wear and tear. Overuse, aging, sports injuries, falls, and infection can result in pain and lack of mobility. It is important to realize when hip pain begins to prevent chronic pain or further damage from occurring. Our hip surgeons are experts at treating both degenerative conditions and sports-related hip injuries.


  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Hamstring Injuries
  • Trochanteric (Hip) Bursitis
  • Inflammatory Hip Conditions
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Fracture


Urgent Sports Injuries

If you have an urgent sports injury, call our toll-free hotline: 1-866-721-SPORTS (7767)

At Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine we strive to keep you at the top of your game, and this starts with providing you quick access to our services. Athletes have unique needs, so we established our Sports Injury Hotline to speed up the process of getting evaluated and treated after a sports-related injury. All calls will be answered or returned promptly.

If you deem your injury to be an emergency and you do not receive a return call within five minutes, please go to a local urgent care center or emergency room.

If you have an urgent sports injury, in most cases we can accommodate you with a same-day appointment. If your injury requires emergency services, please note that our doctors are on staff at Missouri Baptist Medical CenterSaint Luke’s Hospital, and Mercy Hospital St. Louis. They also work with numerous urgent care centers, including Total Access Urgent Care. 

Complete Sports Medicine Care in St. Louis

Count on Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to help relieve your pain and guide you through a successful treatment plan so you can get back to an active lifestyle. For an appointment with our sports medicine doctors in St. Louis, call (314) 721-7325 or request an appointment online.

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