Sports Medicine Program

Sports Medicine Specialists

Ryan Wood, DPM
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Louis Stabile, MD
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Matthew Zapf, MD MSc
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Many people in today’s society choose to participate in athletics. Some are professionals whose physical performance is their livelihood, many are students who pursue sports in conjunction with academics, and still others are avid amateurs who participate in sports for recreation and physical fitness.

All athletes compete with different skill levels, different motivations and different goals but with one shared need: the need for a fully integrated, comprehensive sports medicine program that can be tailored to each athlete’s goals. Unfortunately, injuries that occur during or related to athletic competition have become common among today’s active population. At ICON, our philosophy is to provide all athletes with the same high quality level of care.

A dedication to keeping the athletic community healthy and active is evidenced by the comprehensive nature of the programming at ICON. In addition to providing specialized assessment and treatment for sports-related injuries, our clinical team is also actively involved in educating our area’s athletes, coaches, and parents about injury prevention and recognition. The ICON team provides programs to the community which teach proper strength building, flexibility, conditioning, endurance, and training techniques, help to minimize the risk of injury occurrence.

The orthopedic surgeons and medical teams we work with specialize in the treatment of:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Soft tissue sprains, strains, and contusions
  • Overuse and traumatic injuries to the upper extremity and hand
  • Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Impingement syndromes of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist
  • Instability of the shoulder
  • Fractures, dislocations, subluxations

We are proud to partner with local high schools in the valley, including:

  • Cathedral City High School
  • Coachella Valley High School
  • Desert Mirage High School
  • Indio High School
  • Shadow Hills High School
  • Xavier College Preparatory School