INJURY RECOVERY CLINIC
using the latest in Non-Surgical sports medicine
About Our Injury Clinic
Sports Health Northwest’s highest aim is to provide relationship centered care to all our patients. We understand that our patients are the most important people in our practice. They are not dependent upon us. Rather, we are dependent on them. Our goal is to provide the best possible care by developing trusting, thoughtful relationships, while utilizing the best science and technology available to help our patients recover from injuries, improve pain, and stay healthy.
Our Injury Clinic's Mission
Our goal is to provide effective, individualized care for our orthopedic and sports injured patients throughout Portland and the pacific northwest. We are an experienced and highly trained team providing accurate diagnoses and evidence-based treatments for our patients with sports injuries and orthopedic conditions with the goal of informing and empowering the patient through the healing process. We achieve optimal outcomes for our patients through a multidisciplinary, team approach, and building healthy relationships with our patients.
Why Us ?
- We desire to help you preserve your joints, health, and active lifestyle
- We prioritize your needs, and offer the latest innovations in non-surgical injury healing
- We embrace excellence and continuous improvement
- We strive to develop strong relationships with all our patients
- We communicate empathically and provide a supportive environment with the goal of helping you recover faster so you can get back to doing the things you love.
What to Expect at our Sports Injury Clinic | A Patients’ Journey
Letter from the Clinic Director
Dear Visitor :
You likely found Sports Health Northwest because of a recent sports injury or perhaps you are experiencing chronic pain that is frustrating or physically limiting because it won’t go away. At Sports Health Northwest in Portland, Oregon, we are interested in helping you get back to the activities you enjoy, improve your pain, and enjoyment of life. We realize you have unique interests, priorities, and needs. We want to understand your story and develop a personal healthcare relationship with you. We are committed to providing an accurate diagnosis and the best options to help you achieve your goals. Whether you desire to walk a 5k, compete as an ironman, recover from an injury, work pain free, or want to have less pain playing with your kids, at Sports Health Northwest, your priorities are our priorities. Our focus is providing you with empathic, collaborative care that exceeds expectations and supports your ambitions. At Sports Health Northwest, we want to establish and develop a healthcare affiliation with our patients that supports the activities that are important to them. We recognize the importance of effective communication and strive to engage our patients to help educate and coach them along the path of recovery.
At Sports Health Northwest, Dr. David Westerdahl wants to utilize his 15 years of experience as a sports medicine specialist working at the Cleveland Clinic and as a professional team physician in the NHL and NFL, to provide you with a thorough evaluation and detailed explanation of your sports injury or musculoskeletal condition. As a sports injury specialist, Dr. Westerdahl continually works to combine the latest regenerative treatment options with the best personalized care for you. We are in network for most insurances and desire to be an integral part of your medical team. We recognize that you have many choices where you can seek medical care, and we are committed to providing you the best musculoskeletal and joint preservation care that will empower you to live better, longer, and with less pain.
Dr. David Westerdahl