Learn From the Team Physician to USA Volleyball Olympic Bronze Medalists
Congratulations to the 2016 Bronze Medalist USA Men's and Women's Olympic Volleyball Teams! Get the same expert sports medicine care that Olympic volleyball athletes received on the Road to Rio.
Book a visit with Dr. Koutures to discuss volleyball injuries or schedule him to speak to your team, coaching staff or families.
Some common topics he can address include:
- How can overuse/overload volleyball injuries of the shoulder and knee be reduced or prevented?
- Improper shoulder or knee/lower leg mechanics can contribute to lower back injuries. Find out how proper swinging and landing techniques can protect not only shoulders and knees, but also the lower back.
- While volleyball is often considered to be a lower-risk sport for concussion, liberos are at particularly higher risk. Learn how to reduce risk and also how to respond to a potential concussed player on your team
- Taller volleyball players may have certain heart issues not commonly found in shorter athletes. Find out how the USA Volleyball National Teams screen their athletes and if your volleyball player would benefit from similar evaluation.
- Most shoulder injuries in volleyball players can be treated without surgery. Before agreeing to shoulder surgery, learn the techniques used by the USA National Volleyball Teams to avoid or put off the need for shoulder surgery.
- Should volleyball player wear ankle braces? Hear the pros and cons from a sports medicine specialist who has gathered opinions from elite volleyball players and fellow volleyball sports medicine expert colleagues.