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The Athletic Department, Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital and Clinics have developed an integration plan to provide comprehensive care to Stanford athletes. The goal of this program, now in it's 16th year, is to ensure that student-athletes receive state of the art medical treament and rehabilitation.

Stanford Sports Medicine facilities include teh addition of a new 10,000 square foot Lacob Family Sports Medicine and Human Performance Center. The Center, which opened in April of 2008, offers comprehensive health services for sport and nonahtletic injuries and illnesses. The Center has a Medical Clinic with six exam rooms, a treatment room, a private consulting office and diagnostic imaging with digital X-ray. The new facility also features a Rehabilitation Clinic with the latest equipment and hydrotherapy including a Human Performance Lab offering, biomechanical analyses, exercise physiology, fitness testing and cardiovascular assessment.

Mecical caer for Stanford student-athletes extends beyond the playing field. The Sports Medicine Program treats all medical conditions while evaluating and maintaining the health of all student-athletes, in addition to optimizing their performance on the playing field. Cardinal athletes have access to 10 team physicians and 32 medical consultatnts. Experts in the field of orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, rheumatology and interal medicine are available to all student-athletes at Stanford. The Sports Medicine Program provides over 1100 hours of physician's attendance at athletic events each year. In addition, Cardinal athlets have access to an outstanding rehabilitation program that includes physical therapy services such as injury evaluation, gait analysis, individualized rehabilitation, sports retraining and hydrotherapy.