Swedish Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Team

Whether you're interested in physical fitness, an athlete looking for performance tips, or it's time for a full or partial replacement of knees, shoulders or hips, the Swedish Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Team is committed to providing you with expert advice on how to prevent injury, plan for physical activity and recover from orthopedic procedures. Our mission is to help you live the active lifestyle you want.

  • Start or restart your fitness journey in 2024

    Start or restart your fitness journey in 2024

    Two sports medicine experts at Swedish Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine share their top tips to help you start or resume your fitness journey.

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  • A new shoulder helped this athlete continue his decades-long winning streak

    A new shoulder helped this athlete continue his decades-long winning streak

    George Mathews, a championship hammer thrower, turned to the experts at the Swedish Orthopedics Institute for shoulder replacement surgery.

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  • Providence Swedish Orthopedics opens at First Hill

    Providence Swedish Orthopedics opens at First Hill

    The new Swedish Medical Group clinic provides a full range of orthopedic inpatient and outpatient services and procedures.

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  • Tips from a Swedish sports doc to help you train like a pro athlete

    Tips from a Swedish sports doc to help you train like a pro athlete

    Focus on long-term health, not just immediate training goals, says Seattle Cascades team physician Dr. Alex Lloyd.

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  • Gym rat or weekend warrior? Here's some advice for sports injury prevention.

    Gym rat or weekend warrior? Here's some advice for sports injury prevention.

    A Swedish expert explains some common sports injuries, their treatments and how to avoid them.

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  • Explore Your Options for Non-invasive Pain Relief

    Explore Your Options for Non-invasive Pain Relief

    If you’re dealing with chronic pain, Swedish Pain Services offers non-invasive treatments and strategies to get you back on track.

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  • Preparing your student athlete for back-to-school

    Preparing your student athlete for back-to-school

    Advice from a Swedish expert to help our young athletes get safely back into the classroom and onto the field, court or pitch. Learn more.

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  • Stay safe while exercising in summer heat: Tips from a Swedish sports doc

    Stay safe while exercising in summer heat: Tips from a Swedish sports doc

    Advice from a Swedish expert to help keep our warm weather fitness routines safe and enjoyable.

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  • Find ways to relieve the discomfort of painful joints

    Find ways to relieve the discomfort of painful joints

    A sports medicine expert at Swedish shares insights and information about the types of arthritis, available treatments, and the self-care steps to manage it.

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  • Hot tips for your winter workout

    Hot tips for your winter workout

    Advice from a Swedish sports doc on exercising safely in cold weather. Learn more.

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  • Sports medicine series with Dr. Cahill: Breathing issues and sports

    Sports medicine series with Dr. Cahill: Breathing issues and sports

    Learn more about seven health conditions that may cause shortness of breath and other breathing issues during sports or exercise.

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  • Sports Medicine Series with Dr. Cahill: The Tie Between Diet and Sports

    Sports Medicine Series with Dr. Cahill: The Tie Between Diet and Sports

    A nutritious diet helps you perform at your best and gives you the energy for an active, healthy life.

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  • Is minimally invasive hip replacement surgery right for you?

    Is minimally invasive hip replacement surgery right for you?

    Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery at Swedish can relieve your pain and improve your quality of life. Learn more.

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  • Knee replacement surgery – when is it time to say yes?

    Knee replacement surgery – when is it time to say yes?

    The experts at Swedish can help you decide when it’s time to schedule your knee replacement surgery. Learn more.

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  • Rib fractures: Management and treatment options

    Rib fractures: Management and treatment options

    Rib fractures are the most common chest injury accounting for 10 to 15 percent of all traumatic injuries in the U.S. Nearly 300,000 people are seen each year for rib fractures and 7 percent of...

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