Sports injuries are very common for athletes and in some cases they are severe enough to affect their careers.
In rare cases they are the main reason for the untimely end of a sports career.
The following are extremely important strategies for avoiding any injury-related long-term consequences:
- Prevention of sports injuries
- Modern conservative or surgical treatment
Early diagnosis and effective treatment is the key to helping athletes return to sports.
Dr Dionysios Chissas, Orthopedic Surgeon, has been the Head of the Sports Medicine Center of
the Hellenic Association of Amateur Athletics (SEGAS) since 2009.
He is also member of the Medical Commission of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).
Physician of the Greek Team at the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics.
Physician of the Greek Team at the 2009 and 2013 Mediterranean Games.