Sports Medicine of Monterey Bay -  - Sports Medicine Specialist

Warren A. Scott, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist located in Monterey Bay, Soquel, CA

Sports Medicine

Whether you injured your knee during a college football game or you have a case of tendonitis from playing pickleball at the senior center, Warren A. Scott, MD, can help. At Sports Medicine of Monterey Bay, with locations in both Monterey Bay and Soquel, California, Dr. Scott offers a variety of solutions for conditions that affect physically active people, including amateur, collegiate, and professional athletes, as well as weekend warriors. When you’re in need of a sports medicine physician, choose one with over 35 years of experience. Call the office to schedule your appointment or book online today.

Sports Medicine Q & A

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine offers patients nonsurgical options for treating sports injuries and conditions common among athletes and physically active people. Using a multidimensional approach to healing and injury recovery, Dr. Scott uses a range of treatments and methods to help you rehabilitate, restoring your pre-injury status and getting you back in the game as soon and as safely as possible.

Depending on what caused your injury and its severity, Dr. Scott offers:

  • Strengthening exercise prescriptions
  • Nutritional programs for athletes
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy
  • Injection therapy
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Ultrasound-guided injections

What kinds of conditions do sports medicine specialists treat?

Dr. Scott treats a variety of conditions at his sports medicine practice and most focus on injuries and ailments common among people who play sports and are physically active. Some of the most common issues Dr. Scott treats include:

  • Arthritis
  • Concussions
  • Bursitis
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tears of knee ligaments, meniscus, and rotator cuff
  • Tendonitis

Who should see a sports medicine specialist?

When you have a sports injury and don’t see improvement with a few days of rest, ice, compression, and elevation, you may find help with a sports medicine specialist. Even if your injury isn’t sports related, but it impacts your physical activity, Dr. Scott works to restore you to your pre-injury status as soon as he can.

After an injury, if your symptoms get worse 24-48 hours post-incident, call your sports medicine specialist. You may need X-rays to rule out a broken bone. Other times Dr. Scott may recommend medical imaging, especially if your injury site is exceptionally tender or swollen and has limited mobility.

Dr. Scott also treats recurring injuries. Whether the initial injury didn’t heal correctly or underlying structural problems caused further complications, he works to find the cause and addresses it.

A fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist, Dr. Scott provides comprehensive and whole-person care regardless of your condition. Call the office to schedule or book your appointment online.

Insurance Providers

Please check with your insurance provider to see if your medical care will be covered. Dr. Scott does not accept HMO, MediCal, Medicaid.

Blue Cross Blue Shield
United Healthcare

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I have seen Doctor Scott for more than five years. He is my absolute favorite sports medicine doctor. He is a genius. Cannot recommend him more."

    William P.
  • Yelp

    "He's what a good specialist should be. Got joints? Take 'em to Dr. W. Scott. He has a good bedside manner as well."

    Dan N.
  • Yelp

    "In a short period of time, he figured out what was wrong, prescribed a recovery plan, and has me already getting re-conditioned."

    Kathy D.
  • facebook

    "Dr. Scott (aka Dr. Feel Good) has been taking care of me and my career in the fitness profession and my active lifestyle for about 20 years. He's the best!"

    Chris C.
  • "Dr. Scott is the best. He's helped me through a variety of injuries. He always gets to the root of the problem very quickly."

    Holly B.
  • "Dr. Scott is a great diagnostician and developed a clear treatment plan for me. I appreciate that he offers options other than surgery."

    Ian S.
  • "Dr. Scott performed the procedures/surgeries with outstanding results!"

    K. M.
  • "Takes as much time as you need and completely explains everything. Great doctor."

    Verified Patient
  • "Dr. Scott excels in his profession because he is concise, and to the point while at the same time caring and understanding."

    Maureen K.
  • "Dr. Scott has saved me from increased pain & debilitation after a few other specialists failed to diagnose my problems."

    Sidney C.
  • "Dr. Scott is a down to earth, tell it how it is type of doctor that can get to the root of the diagnosis & give you a game plan."

    Shan G.
Sports Medicine of Monterey Bay
5161 Soquel Drive, Suite B
Monterey Bay

Soquel, CA 95073
Phone: 831-479-7800
Fax: 831-479-7089
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