Sports Medicine | Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports Related Injuries in NJ

​Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is the assessment, diagnosis and treatment ​of sports-related injuries and conditions. This means working closely with athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists and others in all aspects of sports medicine. Dr. Parolie takes pride in providing excellent care and medical support for professional, collegiate and high school sports teams throughout the region. He specializes in treating the knee and the ankle, the two parts of the body that suffer the most damage in an athlete’s career.

The first step is a proper diagnosis. Are you suffering from any of the following symptoms?

Bruising or swelling

Sudden severe pain

Difficulty placing weight on an ankle, foot, knee, or leg

Numbness, tingling, or pins-and-needles sensations

Stiffness or weakness

Tenderness in ​the shoulder, knee or elbow

Warmth around any joint

Any of these symptoms might be the result of the following health conditions or injuries:


Cartilage damage


ACL, MCL or meniscus

Rotator cuff tears

Separations or dislocations

Sprains or strains


Non-surgical treatments include physical therapy and ultrasound-guided injection. Advanced surgical techniques include:


​Ligament reconstruction and repair (ACL​)
Articular cartilage restoration
Knee arthroscopy
Meniscus repair
Patella stabilization surgery
Realignment osteotomy
Patella tendon and quadriceps tendon repair


​Shoulder stabilization
Rotator cuff repair
Labral repair
Biceps tendon repair


​Ligament repair and reconstruction
Elbow arthroscopy

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