Injury Prevention

Be part of the team. Stay up-to-date with sports injury information from Henry Ford Sports Medicine

Sports injuries are common. In fact, nearly 2 million high school athletes suffer sports-related injuries each year. But often, sports injuries can be prevented. That’s why it’s important to educate yourself about safety precautions, proper training, and resources available when you need help.

The specialists at Henry Ford Sports Medicine provide athletes information and resources in two key areas:

Sports Conditioning Programs

The Henry Ford sports medicine team focuses on sports conditioning. We provide personalized programs for:

We also participate in the STOP Sports Injuries national campaign. We work to educate athletes, parents, and coaches about preventing injuries, including sports concussions.

Sports nutrition information

Henry Ford Health System sports nutrition specialists give athletes a competitive edge. We customize nutrition and hydration strategies to support athletic conditioning and peak performance before, during, and after competition.

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If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.

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