Ankle and shoulder injuries were holding back the performance of professional triathlete Craig Evans. Orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt Bone and Joint helped him realize his full athletic potential.


We love being active; we want to keep you in the game, too. From elite professional athletes to those in youth leagues, we help our patients return to their usual activities.

Sports injuries require special attention. Our experts are highly trained to help athletes at any level get back to their sport and their day-to-day routines.

Sports medicine physicians treat patients with many types of injuries, including:

  • Damage to cartilage or ligaments
  • Tendon injuries
  • Joint dislocations and labral tears
  • Knee pain
  • Meniscus tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Strains and sprains
  • ACL tears
  • Throwing injuries
  • Hip injuries