Sports Medicine Treatment in Roanoke, VA
Due to Dr. Farmer’s expertise in Sports Medicine, he was asked to join the Sports Medicine team at Virginia Tech, where he served as one of the team Orthopedic surgeons for over six years and continues as a clinical instructor for the VT Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship program. He has also served as team physician for the Salem affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and currently is the team Orthopedic surgeon for Roanoke College and Salem High School. If you are looking for specialized orthopedic care, contact Ignite Wellness Clinic to speak with our sports medicine specialist. Dr. Farmer specializes in the care of the upper and lower extremities, including injuries and joint preservation. To schedule your outpatient minimally invasive procedure at our wellness clinic in Roanoke, VA, please call (540) 404-1111 or request an appointment online.
Roanoke's Trusted Sports Medicine Expert
Dr. Farmer is focused on meeting the diagnostic and treatment needs of both serious and recreational athletes. He also understands the role activity plays in keeping a person fit and is dedicated to helping patients get back into their game.
Dr. Farmer prides himself on his commitment to understanding the goals and motivation driving individuals in their sports or performance activities. He considers this essential in determining how quickly and what type of intervention is implemented, how performance and recuperation should be monitored, and what comprehensive rehabilitation plan is right. Dr. Farmer’s goal is the safe restoration of function as well as minimizing or preventing de-conditioning of unaffected anatomy or structures by neglect or inactivity.
Dr. Farmer provides a range of diagnostic approaches that include MRI, Ultrasound, X-Ray, CT, and DEXA, as well as treatment options such as medication, exercise, therapeutic procedures, and surgery.
- Torn ligaments
- Joint inflammation
- Conditioning issues
- Back and hip conditions
- Anatomical alignment issues