Sports Medicine refers to the branch of medicine focused on diagnosing and treating sports related injuries and conditions commonly found in the active athlete. Knee, shoulder, and hand injuries, as well as joint pain and stiffness, are a few of the common disorders addressed by sports medicine providers. At Alaska Hand-Elbow-Shoulder we offer state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services, including x-ray, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound services to accurately diagnose and treat your condition.
Dr. Kevin Paisley specializes in sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and knee and treats both seasoned athletes and weekend warriors of any age and athletic ability. For sports-related knee injuries and conditions, Dr. Paisley offers ACL reconstruction, knee cartilage repair, arthroscopic repair, knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, and patella instability repair. He also offers total shoulder, total elbow, and total knee replacements if severe arthritis inhibits your normal daily activities. Dr. Paisley will work closely with your physical or occupational therapist to provide an adequate rehabilitation process and to help relieve pain and restore function long-term. He offers conservative, non-surgical treatment as well as minimally invasive procedures to reduce risk, speed up recovery, and minimize scarring. Common sports-related injuries and conditions we treat are listed below.