The Olympia Quirónsalud space launches the Sports Medicine Unit made up of a multidisciplinary team of doctors from different specialties. Olympia’s Sports Medicine unit aims to care for and guide both healthy people and those with an underlying disease, acute or chronic, of any age, either because they want to start practicing sports or who are already athletes, from recreational level to high-level competition.
The doctor Luis Serratosa is the main person in charge of this Olympia unit in which, in addition to sports medical examinations, it is intended to assess, prevent and treat all those musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory and other diseases that can limit sports practice to a greater or lesser extent. . To do this, the unit has state-of-the-art technology and a multidisciplinary team of specialists with proven experience in the assessment, prevention and management of all those injuries, cardiological, nutritional, podiatric problems, etc. sports related.
“Having been able to bring together this group of experts in the different areas of sports medicine in the same center will also allow us to offer athletes the best solutions and within the timeframes they need,” says Dr. Serratosa. For this expert, his main objective is to ensure that all those who come to our center can obtain the multiple benefits of regular sports practice, with the least possible risk and throughout all the years of their lives. In those who are involved in competitive sport at a lower or higher level, we are used to facing the additional challenge of this being compatible with performance optimization, ”he says.
Beyond promoting the implementation of all those strategies aimed at the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports practice, the center Olympia It aims to be a reference in the management of other pathologies and problems that may interfere with or be a consequence of practicing sports, such as some heart diseases, exercise-induced asthma, athlete’s anemia, diabetes, head injuries, the use of prohibited substances, etc.
Another of the main objectives of the Sports Medicine unit of Olympia Quirónsalud is to make an adequate prescription of physical exercise to all those patients with chronic pathology of any type. “Today we have enough scientific evidence showing that physical exercise should be part of the usual therapeutic arsenal of all those health professionals involved in the treatment of numerous pathologies, not only those related to a sedentary lifestyle but also in many of hereditary nature and those secondary to degenerative processes associated with the passing of the years”, points out Luis Serratosa. The medical team of the Sports Medicine Unit will be made up of doctors Luis Serratosa, Ramón Balius Matas, Alberto González Peña.