The Ball’s in Your Court: What Your Injured Athletic Patients Need You to Know

Sports medicine specialist Dr. Cindy Chang explains the importance of distinguishing elite athletes from recreational athletes and how this difference impacts the best treatment approaches to various injuries. She also discusses age considerations and provides guidelines on surgery referral and return-to-play.


March 11, 2020

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UCSF MedConnection

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Cindy Chang, MD

Cindy Chang, MD

Primary care sports medicine specialist

Dr. Cindy Chang is a specialist in primary care sports medicine, with more than 25 years of experience in caring for athletes of all ages and levels. Her patients are active in a variety of sports, from archery and aquatics to wrestling ...

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