Sports Medicine

About Us

If you want to prevent or recover from a sports-related injury, learn how to safely push the bounds of your own limitations or hone your performance for demanding physical activities, we can help. We are the only comprehensive sports medicine program in western North Carolina providing medical care to athletes. We offer several techniques and solutions to effectively prevent, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate athletes of any age and skill level. Our focus remains steadfast on quality medical care to facilitate the quickest, safest and most appropriate return to play.


Sports Medicine Services

Our team of specially trained physicians and athletic trainers provides care of sports-related injuries and diseases related to:

  • Musculoskeletal (MSK)
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Back
  • Ankle
  • Hand/upper extremity
  • Foot/lower extremity
  • Concussion
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Eating disorders*
  • Athletic performance
  • Strains, sprains and fractures
  • Sport psychology

*any injury/illness that is a result of physical activity (dental, facial, respiratory, cardiac, skin, etc.)

Athletic Training Services

Mission Sports Medicine works across western North Carolina and provides services to local middle schools, high schools, colleges and sports organizations. Our services include on-site medical coverage at events for injury evaluation, injury treatment/management, injury prevention and sports performance. We also provide educational outreach throughout the region to share best practices and emerging care for athletes.

To learn more about how we can care for your team, call 828-SPORTS-1 (828-776-7871).


Angel Orthopedics
Phone: (828) 369-1300 or
Phone: (828) 349-8260

Asheville Orthopaedic Associates
Phone: (828) 252-7331

Blue Ridge Bone and Joint
Phone: (828) 258-8800

Brevard Orthopaedics
Phone: (828) 884-2055

Charles J. DePaolo, MD, P.A.
Phone: (828) 225-1920

Carolina Hand & Sports Medicine
Phone: (828) 253-7521

Mission Community Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
189 Hospital Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: (828)765-8200

Mission Children’s Specialists
Phone: (828) 213-1740

Mission Family Medicine - Nebo
Phone: (828) 652-6326