Our team of highly-qualified sports physicians have extensive experience in delivering and coordinating care for elite athletes. They devote their expertise to making sure all patients receive the most appropriate care as efficiently as possible.
Whether you are a manual worker or someone who enjoys exercise, suffers from a chronic medical condition or wants to safely improve your fitness level, we offer a comprehensive and tailored treatment plan to suit you.
Our role is to prevent and treat medical conditions and injuries related to sports and physical activity. We establish a fast and accurate diagnosis, coordinate a comprehensive treatment plan and provide support and follow-up to make sure our patients return to their previous performance Level.
Medical conditions and health issues
We treat the following medical conditions and injuries:
- injuries from accidents or overtraining
- sprains and strains
- fractures and breaks
- tendinopathy (tendinitis)
- chronic musculoskeletal disorders
- chronic muscle injuries
- fatigue caused by intense exercise
- lack of physical fitness
- performance optimization
- retraining after long periods of inactivity
Once you have received an accurate diagnosis, we will recommend a treatment plan that may include the following:
- advice and exercises for performance
- physical rehabilitation
- orthopedic surgery
- injections to relieve pain and inflammation
Coordinated treatment within multidisciplinary care
Expertise from medical professionals specializing in different fields, including physical therapy, orthopedic surgery and psychology, is usually required to ensure sports-related conditions are treated successfully. Our role as sports physicians is to organize this multidisciplinary care.
At Hôpital de La Tour, patients benefit from the expertise of all our on-site specialists to ensure the highest level of care for their medical condition and health. Having our specialists in this one location guarantees comprehensive and consistent care as quickly as possible. Our medical imaging department also means patients can benefit from extensive investigations from the outset.
Additional areas of expertise
Hôpital de La Tour is dedicated to ensuring our patients enjoy comprehensive health care. As a result, we are proud to offer a wide range of services in addition to sports medicine, including:
- sports nutrition
- sports psychology and mental training
- sports podiatry
- physical training and coaching
- mountain sports care
- sports physical therapy
- performance laboratory and biomechanical assessment services
Comprehensive care for elite athletes - Accreditation
Hôpital de La Tour is a recognized Swiss Olympic Medical Center. This label is given to facilities delivering comprehensive care to elite and upcoming athletes. This specialist care includes consultations and treatment in the fields of medicine and physical therapy as well as performance diagnostic Services.
A series of requirements relating to volume of care and technical facilities must be met in order to receive and maintain this impressive Level 1 accreditation, for example we guarantee to see athletes and provide a diagnosis within 24 hours of an injury to make sure we continue to be a Swiss Olympic Medical Center.
Why choose Hôpital de La Tour?
Comprehensive and state-of-the-art facilities
Sports medicine, physical therapy and most services related to mobility and movement are under one roof: our brand-new B2 building, which opened in 2018. This facility aims to set in motion the concept of health and is equipped with the latest generation of equipment and technology.
Accreditation guaranteeing the finest level of care
The Swiss Olympic Medical Center label guarantees the highest level of services and expertise in the field of sports medicine. We regularly review our practices and criteria to ensure we are always at the forefront of medical science in this dynamic and specialized field.