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sports rehabilitation

Your best choice for comprehensive orthopaedic care
Whether you’re a college athlete who tears a knee ligament during a game, or the weekend warrior who experiences shoulder pain, Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provides high quality, personalized care to help you recover quickly and effectively. Our nationally recognized, board-certified orthopaedic physicians understand your injury and how it relates to your sport. That's why so many area colleges and high school sports teams choose the our expert orthopaedic team to treat their aches and injuries.

Revolutionary technology
With their expertise and surgical skills, Freeman orthopaedic physicians are the regions' specialists in hip and knee replacement, as well as corrective surgery on shoulders, elbows, ankles, and feet. Our physicians use the most advanced techniques, including digital diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgeries, to provide cutting-edge treatments, procedures, and services including:

  • Fracture treatment
  • Sports care and injuries
  • General orthopaedic care (sprains, strains, and tears of the muscles and ligaments)
  • Arthroscopy (hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip resurfacing)
  • Total joint replacement (knee, hip, shoulder)
  • Joint revision (knee, hip)

Keeping you in the game
Our sports medicine team includes professional physicians, trainers, and therapists who provide athletic injury assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation. Our athletic trainers provide game coverage for area schools and perform on-site injury assessment and treatment during athletic events. Learn more.

Rehabilitation solutions
Your individualized treatment plan may include rehabilitation solutions, on an inpatient or outpatient basis, from our dedicated, experienced therapy staff. Therapeutic services with hands-on rehabilitation focused on regaining strength, endurance, and skills help you return to enjoying life.

No matter what your injury, or where you live, Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is ready to meet your needs.

Our physicians
Dr. David Black Dr. James Boyle Dr. Andrew Collette Dr. John Esch Jr.
Dr. Robert Lieurance Dr. Derek Miller Dr. Todd Twiss

Freeman Health System Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
(physicians' offices only)
3105 McClelland Blvd.
Joplin, Missouri
417.347.5400
800.835.7976

Freeman Rehabilitation & Sports Center
2206 E. 32nd St.
Joplin, Missouri 64804
417.347.3737